Master Classes 2024

2/27/2024 • 7pm

2024 Clinicians: Ranaan Meyer, Double Bass & Dr. Paul Cohen, Saxophone

Multi Grammy winning, Emmy award winning, and Gold record Double Bassist Ranaan Meyer is most known as a founding member and performer with the string trio Time for Three, Founder and Artistic Director of Honeywell Arts Academy, and as a solo performing artist, composer and educator. He also is an alumnus of The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, Temple Prep, Manhattan School of Music, and the Curtis Institute of Music.

YOCJ is so pleased to announce that Ranaan Meyer will be joining the Symphonic Orchestra to perform his first concerto for double bass and orchestra entitled: ‘Concerto for My Family’ (2021) which is his homage to the people who lifted him up all along the way. Join us on Sunday January 14, 2024 at The College of New Jersey’s Kendall Hall for this performance! Mr. Meyer will also host a Performance / Improvisation Workshop for YOCJ on Tuesday February 27, 2024. 

Also on Tuesday February 27, Dr. Paul Cohen, Saxophone professor from Rutgers University will present a Saxophone Masterclass for all members of the YOCJ Saxophone program from 7pm – 9pm in the WWPHSN Orchestra Room. Stay tuned for more details on both events!