SPAN: Scholarship at half the tuition fee for 2015 academic year!

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SPAN Academy of Jazz and Contemporary Music

If you wish to study with us but cannot afford the full tuition, you can call 017767726 (office hours”11am-3pm Mondays-Fridays) and ask to speak with the director.
We are giving out scholarship up to half of the tuition fee for 2015 academic year.

Programs on offer are:

●Bass
●Drums
●Piano
●Voice
●Saxophone
●Guitar.

For more info call: 017767726

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If You are Serious about Music, FRANCE Calls for you this Summer!!!

Bright Gain in France

Bright Gain,Director of our Academy of Jazz and Contemporary Music in France some months ago

Are you interested in quality music education and international certification? We’ve got great news for you!

SPAN Jazz Summer School in collaboration with The Dordogne Jazz Summer School** – Our affiliate Jazz school in France – is offering 10 students an opportunity to study with the The Dordogne Jazz Summer School for the 2015 academic year.

Enrolment is on-going; Interested candidates please visit us next week on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 or Friday, September 26, 2014 and ask to see Bright Gain, Director, SPAN Academy of Jazz and Contemporary Music. Time: 12noon at SPAN Office, No 1 Abuja street, off 1st Avenue, Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Please note that the summer school will run for one month – Two weeks in Lagos and two weeks in France – and fees cover Tuition, accommodation, feeding, flight ticket and visa. Visa is totally guaranteed!!!

**The Dordogne Jazz Summer School is based at Chateau de Monteton, a real mediaeval castle, in south west France; and led by pianist and composer Andrea Vicari.

This July, All The Way from Chicago, Give It Up for ‘THE HENHOUSE PROWLERS’

THE HENHOUSE PROWLERS

We’re excited… and if you love great music, you’ll be excited too!

We’re proud to announce the ‘JAZZ AND BLUEGRASS WORKSHOP’ featuring ‘THE HENHOUSE PROWLERS’ all the way from Chicago, U.S.A! Holding Next week.

DATE:      Wednesday, 9TH July, 2014
TIME:       9:00am PROMPT
VENUE:   1 Abuja Str, off 1st Avenue, Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos
ADMISSION:       FREE!!!
Join Us! Don’t miss this amazing opportunity!! Brought to you by
The UNITED STATES EMBASSY LAGOS
in collaboration with
SPAN ACADEMY OF JAZZ AND CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

ONCE AGAIN: We bring NEW YORK ‘into’ LAGOS from JUNE 23 – July 11

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We like to say, if you can’t make it to NEW YORK, let New YORK come to you!

We’ve done it countless times; in November 2013, Battery Dance Company, came in from New York City for SPANFEST, our spectacular Festival. Then there was New York based Internationally Acclaimed Musician/Jazz Singer/ Songwriter/ Producer BEAT KAESTLI, who came in for a memorable workshop in March… and just last month [in May] New York based Contemporary Artist, Choreographer, Dancer and Analyst, ANDREA HAENGGI was in Town to teach Dance at SPAN.

For the love of Music and Dance, We do it again, from Monday June 23 – Friday, July 11, 2013, as the ULTIMATE DANCE WORKSHOP holds in Contemporary, Modern jazz, Street jazz, Ballet and Hip Hop with Dancer / Choreographer, CLARA BÉLÉNUS, a Graduate of Alvin Ailey School New York, who has danced for Arch Dance Company, Steps Ensemble in NYC & has featured in many productions and multiple music videos in New York and Paris.

DATE: Monday June 23 – Friday, July 11, 2013
VENUE : SPAN STUDIO, #1 ABUJA STREET,  BANANA ISLAND, IKOYI, Lagos.
LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE, CALL NOW TO REGISTER
For more information, please call 017767726 / 08091900600 / 08091900700

 

ALL THAT JAZZ: Photos from The International Jazz/Music Day at The MUSON

Just as we promised, some real JAZZ went down on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 as THE U.S Consulate General in Collaboration with The MUSON Centre celebrated ‘International Jazz/Dance Day’. Students from the our music academy [SPAN Academy of Jazz] and SPAN dancers performed. It was beautiful! you know how we do! Also, our ever passionate Chairperson, Sarah Boulos, gave a speech. We agree that nothing beats first hand experience, but pictures can give a pretty clear illustration. So here goes!

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Let the drums roll!

 

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Yinka Davies in the Building

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Jazz and Dance Tomorrow at The MUSON Centre

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Some real JAZZ will be going down tomorrow, Wednesday as U.S Consulate General in Collaboration with The MUSON Centre [Music Society of Nigeria] celebrates ‘International Jazz/Dance Day’. Students from the SPAN Academy of Jazz will be Performing as well as SPAN Dancers.  You Don’t want to miss this!!

EVENT: INTERNATIONAL JAZZ/DANCE DAY
DATE:   Wednesday, April 30, 2014
VENUE: AGIP Recital Hall, MUSON Centre, Onikan Lagos
TIME:     4:00pm – 7:30pm

The event will also feature workshops and performances by the 2013 OneBeat Program Alumnus Biodun Kuti, Dr. Sheyi Kehinde a lecturer at the Department of Creative Arts, University of Lagos, and students of the MUSON Center Music School.