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Amir Saffar Workshop Feb. 11

Workshop with New York Composer & Jazz Trumpeter Amir ElSaffar

Trumpeter Amir ElSaffar

6 p.m., Tuesday, February 11
Walker|West Performance Hall
760 Selby Ave., St. Paul
Free and Open to the Public
RSVP

Iraqi-American composer and jazz trumpeter Amir ElSaffar will present a master class at 6 p.m., Tuesday, February 11 in the Walker|West performance hall.

He will explore the rich jazz tradition and delve into how he has used his jazz training to develop intersections with other musical traditions. Basic jazz and music theory experience will be helpful. Music students are encouraged to attend. Please bring your instruments. Limited space available, RSVP today to confirm your spot.

Mr. ElSaffar has been described as “uniquely poised to reconcile jazz and Arabic music,” (the Wire) and “one of the most promising figures in jazz today” (Chicago Tribune). He is a recipient of the Doris Duke Performing Artist Award and a 2018 US Artist Fellow. Mr. ElSaffar is in St. Paul to lead an ensemble at the Ordway in the performance of an original work commissioned by Ragamala Dance Company.

Register for Session 3 Lessons Today!

Register for Session 3 Music Lessons Today!

Girl playing the trumpet

Registration is open for Walker|West’s Session 3 music lessons. Whether you are a new or continuing student, please call 651-224-2929 or register online to reserve your preferred lesson time, day and instructor. Session 3 begins February 10 and ends April 25.

We’re looking forward to making music with you!

Register for Session 2 Lessons Today!

It’s Time to Register for Session 2 Lessons

Young sax playerRegistration is open for Walker|West’s Session 2 music lessons. Whether you are a new or continuing student, please call 651-224-2929 or register online to reserve your preferred lesson time, day and instructor. Session 2 begins November 18 and ends February 8.

We’re looking forward to making music with you!