Online Jazz Improvisation

Grades 9-Adult
Teacher: Bob Sneider
Thursday, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Zoom meeting information to be provided upon registration

Tuition: $231 per semester*
Tuition with lessons (10% off): $208 per semester
Tuition with lessons and two or more concurrent 17-week classes or ensembles (15% off): $197 per semester
This is a yearlong course divided into two semesters.

Course Description and Objectives: 
Bob Sneider is the ECMS Jazz Department Chair and an instructor of Jazz Guitar for both ECMS and the Eastman School of Music. This online Jazz Improvisation course is ideal for developing jazz improvisers looking to make the leap from intermediate to advanced skills. Additionally, jazz band directors may benefit from gaining new strategies on improvising to introduce to their ensembles.

*Updated to reflect 2022-2023 year


How to Register

New students and students registering after mid-September: ECMS Registration Form 

Continuing ECMS students may re-register online from May until September.

Paper registration forms available upon request: (585) 274-1400

Once registered, students may begin attending classes. The only registration confirmation you will receive is your bill. You may log on to check your registrations at any time. Click here for complete details on registration and policies.