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Purchase College Celebrates 25 Years of Jazz Studies

Concerts in Westchester and NYC will feature faculty and students from the SUNY school’s acclaimed program

Pete Malinverni (at piano) performs with students in the Purchase College Jazz Studies program
Pete Malinverni (at piano) performs with students in the Purchase College Jazz Studies program (Photo: Courtesy of SUNY Purchase)

The Purchase College Conservatory of Music, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its Jazz Studies program by presenting several concerts in Westchester County (north of New York City) and NYC itself, featuring students and faculty from the program.

The performance-driven curriculum, according to a press release announcing the anniversary, “strives to emphasize the practical, bringing ‘the street into the classroom.’ With world-class performance and rehearsal facilities,” it continues, “the program enjoys an acclaimed reputation among today’s leading institutions.”

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