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We’re bringing Jazz to a new generation of New Yorkers, ages 2-7 years old!

 NEW: We’re keeping the program going. Join our jazz classes online, via Zoom! 

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What to Expect

Due to the current regulations of social distancing we will be continuing the Jitterbugs classes as planned, but online via Zoom. We are happy to present our online program for families with kids 2-7 years old. Each event is a stand-alone class which will feature two instructors who lead the children through interactive music games. The children will get to know Jazz through storytelling, movement, listening and playing with instruments.

Classes are about 30 minutes long and are structured as a child-adult experience.

The price is $15 per family.
Classes will be held online.

Information on how to join the classes will be provided in an email before the event, with a video link and a password.

Meet the Educator!

Each event will feature the brilliant instructor Jody Redhage Ferber! Jody is a Jazz and Classical cellist with a background in early childhood education! She will be accompanied by various Guest Artists in the Jitterbugs classes!

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Jody Redhage Ferber

Jody teaches what she does as a creative artist to people of all ages.

Her energetic approach to teaching emphasizes listening, hands-on music-making, and the strong conviction that with support and encouragement, everyone can be a creative artist.

Apart from her experience as a cellist, composer and vocalist, she leads a multi-disciplinary poetry & songwriting workshop.

Guest Artists

Every class, Jody will focus on different musical Jazz themes.

To make these themes come alive, she will invite guest artists to accompany her throughout the Jitterbugs classes.

Different artists will introduce a broad variation of Jazz instruments and genres.

Welcome to the Club

All events will be held at the Jazz Forum club location.

Address to the Jazz Forum
1 Dixon Lane
Tarrytown, 10591 NY

Contact us

Phone
(914) 631-1000

Email
jitterbugs@jazzforumarts.org

Our Mission Statement

Jazz Forum Arts is a 501©3, not-for-profit arts presenting organization whose mission is to present top-quality events to the public at little or no cost, while enhancing the appreciation of Jazz, America’s preeminent indigenous musical art form.

Part of our mission is to welcome and engage people of all ages to have a hands on experience of Jazz.

Mark Morganelli and Ellen Prior at the Jazz Forum - FEB 9 19 2019 by John Abbott
Ellen and Mark, founders of Jazz Forum Arts

Donate to the Program

As a non-profit organization we depend on your support to keep our community programs afloat!

Donations are optional and completely tax deductible.

Thank you for bringing smiles to the kids in our community!