[Applications Closed] 9/23 (Thursday/Holiday) Joseph Alessi (Trombone) Online Open Lesson

For you who want to be a different you

Online Open Lesson 2021 Season 2

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Introducing Joseph Alessi , the legend of the trombone world!

September 23rd (Thursday/holiday) 10:00 am on air at Digi Live !

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We are looking for 3 warm-up students and 2 master class students!

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Joseph Alessi (Principal Trombonist, New York Philharmonic)

Interpretation: Yu Tamaki

[Lesson date and time]

Planned program:

September 23, 2021 (Thursday / holiday) 10: 00-12: 00 (planned)

10:00-10:30 Warm-up (Maximum 3 students participating in Zoom)

10:30-11:15 Master class ① (45 minutes)
11:15〜12:00 Master class ② (45 minutes)

*Times are approximate.

[tuition fee]

Master class: 10,000 yen / 45 minutes per slot * The order of attendance is not acceptable.

Warm-up: 5,000 yen/30 minutes, group lesson for up to 3 people

*If there are a large number of applicants, the instructor will select students. Thank you for your understanding.

* The first application deadline is 23:59 on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 .

[Learned songs]

Master class: any piece of music

Warm-up: A warm-up recommended by Dr. Alessi will be done together on Zoom.

[Application Guidelines]

*Please check before applying.

① Those who have experience using Zoom meetings and can set the music mode by themselves

* Reference link: https://kagakucafe.com/2020090611158.html

② Those who can take the course in a room with a stable internet environment

Upload speed 30Mbps or more recommended.

Can be measured from fast.com . Click "Show details" at the bottom center of the screen, and check the upload number on the right.

It is even better if it is a room where you can secure a distance of about 2 meters between the instrument and the device.

Those who have a large screen and a new recommended terminal as much as possible

Computer (Mac or Windows does not matter)

Smartphones (iPhone, Android), tablets such as iPad.

Newer models are preferable. External mic recommended.

④ Those who can provide a performance video of the song in advance *Submission only for master class participants

The file format is MP4 , and on the day of the lesson, you can proceed based on the video.

Videos are within the last 12 months. It is also possible to record concerts.

⑤ Those who agree to appear in the video

We will record the lesson and distribute the video at a later date . We will also use publicity videos and photos on our SNS.

After applying for the course, we will send you a consent form, so please submit it.

【Application method】

If you would like to attend, please fill in the necessary information and apply from the following.

* If there are many applications, the instructor will select students. Thank you for your understanding.

* The first application deadline is 23:59 on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 .

Click here to apply for the master class! (Deadline closed)

Click here to apply for the warm-up course! (Deadline closed)


[We accept advance consultation]

If you have any questions about the course, please contact us via email or Zoom meeting.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact us below!

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[Lecturer Introduction]
Joseph Alessi (Trombone, New York Philharmonic, Principal Trombone )

In the spring of 1985, he was appointed principal player of the New York Philharmonic. He began his music career in his hometown of California with his father, and was a soloist with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra while attending high school in San Rafael. He then studied at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. After four seasons with the Philadelphia Orchestra, he joined the New York Philharmonic after working with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra.

Active as a soloist and chamber musician. In the spring of 1990, he made his soloist debut with the New York Philharmonic in Creston's Fantasia. In 1992, he premiered the Pulitzer Prize-winning Christopher Routh Trombone Concerto (commissioned to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the New York Philharmonic). In 2000, he performed James Pugh's Trombone Concerto with the New York Philharmonic.

Invited as soloist with the Lincoln Symphony Orchestra, National Repertory Orchestra, Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic, Bellini Opera Orchestra, Mannheim State Opera Orchestra, The Hague Philharmonic there is Participated in music festivals around the world such as Festivale Musica di Camera in Protogruaro (Italy), Cabrillo Music Festival, Swiss Brass Week, Lieksa Brass Week (Finland). In 1997 he was invited to the International Trombone Festival (Feldkirch, Austria) and the International Congress of Wind Instruments (L'Isle, France). He is also a founding member of Summit Brass at the Rafael Mendez Brass Institute (Tempe, Arizona).

He has taught at Temple University (Philadelphia), the Grand Teton Music Festival (Wyoming), and currently teaches at the Juilliard School, with students in major orchestras across the United States. He has given masterclasses all over the world, especially in Europe where he gives masterclasses and recitals. He has been invited as a soloist by the West Point Military Band, Hanover Wind Symphony, Ridgewood, New Jersey Concert Band and others.

CDs include "Slide Area" (D'Note record), "New York Legend" (Cala), and "Fandango" with Philip Smith, Principal Trumpet of the New York Philharmonic. A live recording of Routh's concerto with the New York Philharmonic was also made into a CD as "American Celebration Vol.2". In 1999, he was invited to record a new work by the International Trombone Association, which was distributed to its 5,000 members worldwide. In recent years, George Crumb's Starchild (Bridge Records) won a Grammy Award in 1999-2000, as well as a recording with Canadian Brass (Sony Classical) (Philip Records).

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