Stapleford Granary

Course description

Saturday 14 November 14.00 - 18.00 - Presentation at 17.30. £25


with Scott Stroman

Join highly acclaimed Jazz Educator, Scott Stroman for an enjoyable, stimulating and informative Jazz workshop.

Open to all agaes and Instrumentalists with an approxiamate minimum skill of grade 5 and an intererest in Jazz.


Scott has been a Professor in the Jazz Department at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama since 1983. He was made a Fellow of the Guildhall School in 1988. He has won the BBC Big Band Contest six times and made four albums as director of the Guildhall Jazz Band, and teaches jazz composition, arranging and performance.

He has led hundreds of courses and workshops in improvisation, performance, singing, world music, and conducting throughout the UK and Europe for education authorities, schools, colleges, universities, Arts Councils, choirs, and orchestras, was music director for the Globe Music Exchange and director of the African and Gospel Music Workshop at the Dartington International Summer School, and is artistic adviser to the Escuela de Musica Municipal in La Coruña, Spain.

For the LPO he has directed numerous workshops, family and schools’ concerts and the Orchestra in a Weekend programme mixing LPO and amateur performers. His work has been featured on radio and television.

He often combines his roles as conductor, performer, presenter and educator to create unique programmes, crossing boundaries between styles and cultures and between performance, composition, improvisation, education, and entertainment.