The group dined at the Trattoria Dell’Arte, a restaurant frequented by stars like Beyonce and Jennifer Aniston. Jack Mitchell (‘09), the first Gilman jazz band drum player, shared his experience in the music industry with the group over dinner.
The Jazz Band practiced with James Chirillo from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Mr. Chirillo was able to share some of his valuable expertise with the band.
The Jazz Band observed the Jazz at the Lincoln Center Orchestra with renowned jazz musician Wynton Marsalis.
The tour group and the jazz band rejoined at the New York Philharmonic Concert to experience the professional performances of Beethoven and Piano Concerto No.1.