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State College, PA

(814) 867-9935

Rick Hirsch is a nationally-known composer, arranger and jazz educator living in State College, PA. Check out his music, book a live jazz band in Central Pennsylvania.


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Clinic @ District Jazz

  • DuBois Area HS DuBois, PA (map)

PMEA District 3 Jazz Festival has invited me to present a session to the participating band directors.

I will present the session I did at Midwest: How to get everyone improvising—and your rhythm section grooving—in 10 minutes a day.

PowerPoint slides & handouts from the session available HERE.

Earlier Event: February 15
*Cancelled/Weather* — River City Big Band
Later Event: February 18
w/ Steve Rudolph @ Zola