Articles about Education


Ö1 Awards Another Jazz Scholarship - Master’s of Arts in Music

December 1st, 2019

For its third year running the Austrian radio station, Ö1, will be awarding a jazz scholarship as part of its talent exchange initiative. 

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Ö1 Awards Another Jazz Scholarship

December 1st, 2018

For its second year running the Austrian radio station, Ö1, will be awarding a jazz scholarship as part of its talent exchange initiative.

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Ö1 Winner

Saxophonist Robert Unterköfler - Winner of the 1st Ö1 Jazz Scholarship

June 9th, 2018

Ö1 and JAM MUSIC LAB University are awarding a Jazz Scholarship

January 12th, 2018

Dr. Andreas Felber, head of the jazz department of the Austrian radio station Ö1 and myself created the idea of this new scholarship. 

We would like to give this young and promising generation of Austrian jazz musicians support in obtaining more exposure for their art. This scholarship is intended to give one of its recipients the first impetus towards the possibility of pursuing an international career.

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Monika Herzig

Monika Herzig- Experiencing Chick Corea at JAM MUSIC LAB University

October 13th, 2017

Monika Herzig is a German-born jazz pianist, composer and musicologist. She presents and talks about her new book. Read more ...

Bill Dobbins

Lecture and Master Class with Bill Dobbins at JAM MUSIC LAB University

June 7th, 2017

Bill Dobbins, professor of jazz studies at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester will talk about the music of Thelonious Monk. The Music of a composer and improviser.

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Larry Appelbaum

Lectures with Larry Appelbaum

July 26th, 2016
It was an absolute pleasure to host Larry Appelbaum at JAM MUSIC LAB and the Jewish Museum Vienna. At JAM MUSIC LAB Larry Appelbaum held a lecture on music business: “So You Made Your CD, Now What?” Here he gave practical advice on jazz career development for the institute’s students.
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Studies on Artistic Research and Musical Hermeneutics

June 24th, 2016

At the Institute of Musicology, Vienna, I was part of a several year long ongoing research seminar on musical hermeneutics, which was led by the musicologist Gernot Gruber. This period greatly influenced my thoughts and approaches towards music research in general and subsequently in the field of artistic research.

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Research on Composition in Jazz

May 4th, 2016
At the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna I’m currently working on a PhD thesis "Composition in Jazz". I´m very much looking forward to getting in contact with more scholars, composers, musicians, journalists, broadcasters, those who are generally interested in jazz, as well as people working on similar topics and who are also interested in sharing ideas and knowledge accordingly.
Rex Richardson

Looking forward to hosting Rex Richardson at JAM MUSIC LAB

May 4th, 2016
Renowned international trumpeter Rex Richardson is a Yamaha Performing Artist and a veteran of the acclaimed chamber group Rhythm & Brass, the Brass Band of Battle Creek, and jazz legend Joe Henderson’s Quintet and Sextet.