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Pianist Kris Bowers received his bachelor's (2010) and master's (2012) degrees in Jazz Studies.
Articles by Kris Bowers
Settling Scores: Composer Mark Snow Gives Students Tips
Wailing brass, thunderous percussion, and eerie sound effects burst through the speakers while an audience of 50—Juilliard students and a few visitors—sat in complete silence ...
Shaping the Sound, Creating Community
Kris Bowers created a website for the discovery and promotion of music being created on college campuses.
Juilliard Jazz Faculty and Friends, Live in Concert
Juilliard’s Jazz Studies program is celebrating its 10th year and, come September 21, the School’s 2010-11 season will be kicked off with the first-ever Juilliard ...
Jazz Students Take the Lead With Original Big Band Works
Imagine being a young jazz composer, struck with inspiration. You’ve spent many sleepless nights orchestrating and arranging your masterpiece. Now, imagine assembling a 17-piece band ...
Onstage With Branford Marsalis, the Music Speaks for Itself
Fourth-year piano student Kris Bowers riffs on saxophonist, composer, and bandleader Branford Marsalis, who will play with the Juilliard Jazz Ensembles on December 1 at ...
Ensuring the Future of Jazz Education
Carl Allen may never have dreamed that one day he'd be at the helm of one of the country's most prestigious college jazz programs, but ...
Georgia Kids Get Jazzed Up in Summer Residencies
Having already traveled to a few foreign countries with the Juilliard Jazz program to perform and teach, coping with language barriers is something I’ve begun ...
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