Home of hvJAZZ & Bridge School of Music

Bridge Arts and Education, INC is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit.   


Our Mission

Promoting education and collaboration as a means to grow

a more diverse and innovative music community. 


the jazz side of Bridge Arts & Education

Study with the region's finest educators, perform alongside the finest musicians. hvJAZZ has grown to include three separate ensembles during the academic year  


developing skills through performance

Bridge Arts and Education provides music education for all. Students can participate in private lessons, ensembles, workshops, masterclasses and more.  Learn more about all the programs we have to offer. 

bridge studio

a place for the arts & education

Bridge Arts & Education is currently exploring options for a studio space to provide the community with a much needed home for the area's educators, creatives and students. Please click below to help us in the process by providing a little information about you. 


bridging the arts and education

We take our mission seriously at Bridge Arts. Helping our music community grow to be more diverse and innovative is the backbone of what we do. Partnering with professional musicians, educators, schools and arts groups is how we get there. Check out what we have done so far or contact us about an upcoming project. 

"The enthusiastic (Hudson Valley Youth Jazz Orchestra)  performers had been encouraged and empowered by their experience, and inspired by Dan and other faculty instructors, including his father, Bob Shaut.  Congratulations to all and continued success on a most successful musical venture."


Chris Vadala, Director of Jazz Studies, University of MD





Bridge Arts and Education

5 Sawmill Rd.

Lake Katrine, NY 12449

Phone: 845-481-3412

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"Promoting education and collaboration as a means to grow a more diverse and innovative music community."

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