IMEP – Paris College of Music will welcome pianist Yaron Herman on Saturday March 2 for an interactive Q&A session open to all musicians.
Theme: Personal development for the jazz musician: from improving technique to managing stress.
Participants will have the opportunity to explore a multitude of themes essential to evolving as a jazz musician. Yaron Herman will bring his experience and advice on topics such as :
– improving technique
– the creation of a training program to accelerate learning
– develop concentration and perseverance
– developing your personal style
– identification of strengths and weaknesses, and of any bottlenecks…
– stress management
And any other topics participants wish to discuss.
Saturday, March 2nd
from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
IMEP • Paris College of Music
7 rue Emile Dubois, 75014 Paris
Yaron Herman is a Franco-Israeli jazz pianist.
He began playing piano at the age of 16 with jazz musician Opher Brayer, who taught him a unique methodology based on philosophy, mathematics and psychology.
At the age of 21, he recorded his first album, Takes 2 to Know 1, and in 2008 won the Victoire du Jazz award in the “Revelation of the Year” category for his album A Time for Everything. In 2009, he was nominated for three Victoires du Jazz awards. Yaron’s album Muse also won iTunes Jazz Album of the Year in 2009.
He was president of the jury of the Montreux Jazz Piano Solo Competition in 2012, 2015 and 2016, and president of the Montreux Jazz Academy in 2015 and 2016.
He has performed in the world’s greatest concert halls and festivals (Philharmonie de Paris, Elbphilharmonie de Hambourg, Barbican de Londres, San Fransisco Jazz Festival…).
He gives TED talks on mathematics and music through the theme of the creative process and for numerous companies.