MIJF Congress: MASTERCLASS – Arranging for Large Ensemble with Christopher Crenshaw (JALC Orchestra)

This special MIJF Congress masterclass features US trombonist and composer Christopher Crenshaw, providing insights and tools for composing and arranging for large ensembles, ranging from big bands through to symphony orchestras.

Proudly supported by the US Consulate Melbourne.

Meet the Panelists

Christopher Crenshaw A graduate of Thomson High School, Valdosta State University, and The Juilliard School, Christopher Crenshaw started playing piano at three years old and started playing trombone at eleven years old. He grew up playing keyboard with his father Casper in the gospel quartet from Thomson, Georgia, the Echoes of Joy. He has been with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis since 2006 and The Georgia Horns since 2011. He’s transcribed music and written arrangements for two Tony Award nominated musicals, After Midnight, and Shuffle Along.He appears on numerous albums including Marcus Printup’s Ballads All Night, Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton Play the Blues, In the Blue Light, Big Band Holidays, and The Abyssinian Mass. Crenshaw has an album with The Georgia Horns called Live at Dizzy’s Club with Marcus Printup, Stantawn Kendrick, Kenny Banks, Jr., Kevin Smith, & Brandon McCrae.

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