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Seattle Drum School Announces New Band Program

The Seattle Drum School launches a new Contemporary Band for Wind & Rhythm Instruments program, running Mondays beginning January 29 at its Georgetown location. The program is offered at two different levels: Beginning/Intermediate and Intermediate/Advanced.

Designed to be engaging and collaborative, while establishing a well-rounded grasp of music fundamentals, the Contemporary Band program offers students hands-on experience in their exploration of a variety of different musical styles and forms. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to record and perform original and learned material. More information at seattledrumschool.com.

CMA New Jazz Works

Applications are now open for Chamber Music America’s New Jazz Works program. The New Jazz Works program provides grants to U.S. jazz ensembles to create, perform, and, if desired, record new works. The new work may be composed by the ensemble leader or another member of the ensemble.

Applications are due February 4, and are available at chamber-music.org.

4Culture Project Grants

The deadlines to apply for a 4Culture Project grant in Arts, Heritage, and Preservation have been set. Grants are available to artists and art groups, residing in King County, who are creating and presenting work in dance, theater, music, media, literature and the visual arts. The Arts Projects deadline for individuals and groups is March 7. More at 4culture.org.

Write Earshot Jazz

The Earshot Jazz magazine reflects and shares the many ways that jazz intersects with lives in the Northwest. Earshot Jazz is seeking submissions from writers: Please email story pitches, comments, news and announcements to editor@earshot.org.

Help the Jazz Around the Sound Calendar

Please email news and announcements about jazz gigs, concerts and community events to jazzcalendar@earshot.org.