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Free Webinar * Young Composer Showcase Virtual Roundtable

Christian Wissmuller • News • September 7, 2021
Young Composer Showcase Virtual Roundtable
with Greg Yasinitsky, Steven Feifke, Ayn Inserto, Marcus Lewis, Kate Skinner, & Ryan Middagh

Thursday, September 9 • 5pm ET • Facebook Live


Join renowned jazz composers and Young Composer Showcase mentors Greg Yasinitsky, Steven Feifke, Ayn Inserto, Marcus Lewis, Ryan Middagh, and past Young Composer Showcase Selectee Kate Skinner for a roundtable conversation about all-things jazz composition.
Ryan Middagh, Director of the JEN’s Young Composer Showcase Program will moderate the panel as they discuss:
  • How they got started as jazz composers
  • Their personal compositional process
  • The mentor – mentee relationship
Plus a Q & A with the Facebook Live audience.

The panel will also discuss their personal experiences as part of the Jazz Education Network’s Young Composer Showcase Program.
Have a question you don’t see covered above? Once registered, you will be invited to submit any questions you would like answered.
Registrants will receive a discount code to join JEN FREE (under 19) or for $24 (college student) to apply for the Young Composer Showcase program.


2020 Young Composer Showcase Selectees Gabriel Severn, Andrew Saliba, Nathan Poehlke, Maya Keren, Phillip Ryan Goss, Eri Chichibu, Annie Booth
photo by René Huemer
The Young Composer Showcase spotlights young jazz composers, giving students an opportunity to have an original composition recognized and performed at an international level.

The program is open to all jazz composers age 14-30 in 4 age categories and 4 composition categories.

A total of 4-6 student compositions will be chosen for performance at the JEN Young ComposerShowcase Presentation at the JEN Annual Conference.

Membership in the Jazz Education Network and a $25 application fee are required.

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