Claudio Roditi

 

“My great pleasure in teaching comes from

students that take an interest in my musical roots

and try to learn from my experience.”  — Claudio Roditi

 

Teaching Experience 

Lionel Hampton School of Music, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID – Concerts with student jazz ensemble (Lionel Hampton School of Music Big Band) and clinics (2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1992, 1991).

Central College, Pella, IA – Clinic and concert (2009, 2004).

Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA – Clinic and concert (2008, 1988).

Crescent Jazz Festival of The Music School, Orem, UT – Clinic and concert (2008).

Hessen Youth Jazz Orchestra, Frankfurt, Germany – Master class, concert and recording (2008).

Ximo Tebar Jazz Workshop, Valencia, Spain – Clinics and concert with faculty (2008, 2007).

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN – Master class and concert with student jazz ensemble (2007).

Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL – Concerts, clinics and tours with student jazz ensemble (2006).

Texas A&M University, Kingsville, TX – Concert with student ensemble and master class (2006).

Inter American University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico – Concerts with student and faculty ensembles and master class (2006).

University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL – Classes, recording and concert with student big band (2005).

Hochschule der Künste Bern (Bern Jazz School) – Master class (2005).

Epsilon Brass Fest, St. Yriex-la-Perche, France – Instructor (2005, 2003, 2000, 1999).

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in association with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Philadelphia, PA – “Trumpet:  Classical & Jazz Master Class” with David Bilger (principal trumpet, the Philadelphia Orchestra) (2004).

American University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Jazz workshop and concert (2004).

Langnau Jazz Nights, Langnau, Switzerland – Jazz workshops and concerts (2004).

Big Band Workshop (Klangfarben), Zittau, Germany – Big band workshop and concert with student ensemble (2005, 2004)

  

Claudio Roditi has also taught at the following schools, competitions and events:

American Jazz Symposium

Amsterdam Conservatory – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Aspen Music Festival

California State University

Chamber Music America – Jazz Composers New Works

College of St. Rose

Duquesne University

Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester

Elgin Community College

Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts

Holyoke Community College

Hochschule fur Musik – Munich, Germany

International Trumpet Guild – Bad Sackingen, Germany

Ithaca College

Manhattan School of Music

Mellon Jazz Festival/Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild

New Jersey City University

New York University

Palo Alto College

Rotterdam Conservatory – Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rutgers University

School of Contemporary Music

Shepherd College

Sitka High School Jazz Festival, Sitka, Alaska

Slippery Rock College

Stanford Jazz Workshop

Swiss Jazz School – Bern, Switzerland

Temple University

The Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition

The New School for Social Research

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Towson University

University of Central Oklahoma

University of Connecticut

University of Hartford, Hartt School of Music

University of Notre Dame

Wesleyan University

West Orange High School, West Orange, New Jersey

Western Washington University

Weston High School, Weston, CT

William Patterson College



Accolades

“‘MASTER MUSICIAN’ IS THE TERM THAT COMES TO MIND WHEN DISCUSSING TRUMPETER, FLUGELHORNIST AND COMPOSER CLAUDIO RODITI.”  —Zan Stewart, Star-Ledger  

“. . . ON EACH NEW HEARING, I BECOME MORE CONVINCED THAT RODITI HAS FEW PEERS IN THE REALM OF STRAIGHT-AHEAD BLOWING.”  ¾ Bob Blumenthal, Boston Phoenix

 “. . . A SHARP, VIRTUOSIC  SOLOIST OF THE FIRST RANK.”  ¾ The Rough Guide to Jazz

 “. . . I CAN THINK OF ONLY A HANDFUL OF MODERN TRUMPETERS WHO COMBINE BRAIN AND SOUL, TECHNIQUE AND WISDOM IN A WAY THAT MATCHES RODITI’S.”   ¾ Neil Tesser, Chicago Reader

 “. . . I HONESTLY BELIEVE THAT, REGARDLESS OF REPUTATION OR NAME REGOGNITION, NO ONE ON THE SCENE TODAY IS PLAYING CONSISTENTLY BETTER TRUMPET THAN RODITI . . .”  ¾ Jack Bowers, Cadence

“. . . WHAT SEPARATES RODITI FROM THE PACK IS THE PERVASIVE MUSICALITY AND EXPRESSIVE PURPOSE BENEATH ALL THE TECHNIQUE. ¾ Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune
 

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