Programs

Services To Meet The Needs Of The Jazz Community

The jazz ministry at Saint Peter’s Church seeks out new and innovative ways to meet the changing concerns of jazz musicians, their families and those who love jazz music.

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First Tuesdays Seminars

Saint Peter’s Church, Chamber Music America and Midtown Arts Common present free monthly professional development seminars for ensembles and presenters the first Tuesday of most months between 3:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. Speakers address a wide range of topics.

Duke Ellington Society

The Duke Ellington Society celebrates the life and music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. Its mission is to develop an appreciation and understanding of this music. The society meets monthly September through June.

International Women in Jazz

International Women in Jazz supports women jazz artists and related professionals. The organizations seeks to foster a greater awareness of the diverse contributions women make to jazz worldwide. Women, men, jazz professionals, students and enthusiasts who love and support jazz are welcome to take part in programming. Generally International Women in Jazz hosts events at Saint Peter’s Church the first Monday of every month and an annual Spring festival.

Jazz Foundation of America

Saint Peter’s Church partners with the Jazz Foundation of America to address a variety of needs of jazz musicians, most notably at the time of a death and other times of crisis. Whether a memorial, a tribute or a fundraising initiative, the jazz ministry at Saint Peter’s Church and the Jazz Foundation of America continue to work closely together in serving the jazz community.