Giovanni Ceccarelli is a very active jazz educator, with 30 years of international teaching experience. He has obtained the French national diploma as jazz piano professor.
He gives private lessons – in person and on internet -, clinics, masterclasses, workshops and lectures on:
- jazz piano
- piano for jazz instrumentalists and singers
- jazz improvisation
- jazz ensemble
- rhythmic training
- interpretation workshop for singers
- history of jazz
- guided listening
- introduction to music for children
In 1999 he is invited for a Visiting Artist Lecture, together with USA guitarist and faculty member Garrison Fewell, at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, USA.
Giovanni has been founding member and president of InJazz Cultural Association (2000-2012), organizing, being in charge of the didactic direction, and teaching at the InJazz Summer Clinics (14 editions) in Arcevia and Fabriano and at the SpringInJazz Music Seminars (4 editions) in Labro, Italy.
In 2010-2011 he teaches jazz piano, improvisation and jazz ensemble at the French Cultural Institute in Damascus, Syria. The Syrian national television broadcasts a reportage on the courses plus an interview to Giovanni.
In 2015 he teaches jazz piano and piano for jazz instrumentalists and singers at the National Music Conservatory “A. Vivaldi” in Alessandria, Italy.
In 2020 Giovanni launches an online music education program on Patreon, which is active up to September 2022.
In 2022 he teaches jazz piano at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Départemental in Mantes-la-Jolie, France.
He has taught piano, jazz and improvisation in several music conservatories, universities, schools and privately in Italy, France, USA, Syria and Lebanon.
Giovanni currently teaches jazz piano and jazz ensemble at the Conservatoire in Mée-sur-Seine, France.
You can study music with Giovanni by:
- taking private lessons with him in his studio in Paris, France;
- taking live streaming music lessons;
- taking music lessons through video exchange;
- practicing with Giovanni’s play/sing-along audio tracks for instrumentalists and vocalists.
Contact for booking a teaching event with Giovanni Ceccarelli: Brama.
Photo credits: Vanessa Van Renterghem.