SSC’s Jazz/Rock/Pop Department Presents Second Annual JRP Day

South Shore Conservatory’s (SSC) Jazz/Rock/Pop (JRP) department presents its second annual JRP Day, focused on the future of music, on Saturday, April 8, from 4:30 to 9:00 pm at One Conservatory Drive in Hingham. This jam-packed free event invites student musicians to bring their instruments and enjoy fun, interactive, hands-on informative workshops, group jams, and performances by SSC faculty, students, and distinguished guests.

JRP Day activities kick off with a rhythm event jam, followed by a workshop/performance on World Music and Collective Improvisation with bassist/composer Mike Rivard. Informative breakout sessions include: Singer/Songwriting with award-winning indie singer-songwriter Hannah Christianson; Recording, Session Work and Touring with producer/engineer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Jon Chi; Pop Vocal Styles and techniques with SSC voice faculty member Meredith Borden; and a new music technology petting zoo with Berklee professor Loudon Stearns.

The events continues with a pizza break, followed by performances by SSC faculty, students, ensembles; and invited guest presenter/artists.  JRP Day concludes with a blues jam for all participants.

For more information about this event, contact JRP co-chair Ed Broms at e.broms@sscmusic.org or 781-749-7565, ext. 45. For more information about South Shore Conservatory, visit www.sscmusic.org or find them on Facebook.

About South Shore Conservatory

South Shore Conservatory, (SSC) has been providing access to and enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts for over 45 years. Recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, SSC is the largest, not-for-profit, community school for the arts in Massachusetts, serving over 3500 students of all ages and abilities at its two beautiful campuses and in partnership with schools, and social service and community agencies throughout the South Shore. Students participate in more than 50 diverse programs in music, dance and drama, with performance playing an important role in overall education. With more than 100 exceptional musicians on faculty, SSC offers 30 professionally produced concerts annually.  Through innovative partnerships, SSC’s Creative Arts Therapies department supports the mental, emotional, and physical health of some of our community’s underserved members, and the ImagineARTS program strengthens pre-reading skills for young learners in Brockton Schools through integrated music and dramatic play. SSC’s campuses are located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, (781-749-7565) and 64 St. George Street, Duxbury (781-934-2731). SSC programs are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information call us, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram or visit www.sscmusic.org.

In keeping with SSC’s inclusive mission to provide access to quality education in the arts for all, the Conservatory offers programs for all segments of the population to enjoy, regardless of age, ability, geography, and financial means.  Furthermore, South Shore Conservatory admits students and families of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.