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The Future is Now


A cross-country collaboration including Iolani School (Honolulu, HI), Booker T. Washington School for the Performing and Visual Arts (Dallas, TX), Face the Music at Kaufman Music Center (New York, NY), Duke Ellington School of the Arts (Washington, D.C.), Oakland School for the Arts (OSA) (Oakland, CA), and Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts (RASOTA) (San Francisco, CA).

Oakland School for the Arts

Instrumental Music

Department Overview

2014 - Present

The NEWBERRY Project

1920 Telegraph, Oakland, CA 94612


An 8,000 sqft space repurposed and entirely remodeled to

accommodate a thriving instrumental music program.


Project Manager: Nick Kanozik

Assistant Manager: Dave Ellis

Facilities Manager: Paul Schultz

Chief Business Officer: Jonathon Foustine

Seminario 2018: Jazz Explorations

Cal Performances

Hosts: Rica Anderson and Sabrina Klein

At Zellerbach Hall, University of CA Berkeley

Event Coordinator / Conductor: Nick Kanozik

Guests: Marcus Shelby / Chuy Valera / Dave Ellis

JALC with Wynton Marsalis and Jon Batiste

Collaborations with Mercury Soul

Hosts: Mason Bates at the DNA Lounge

Event Coordinator: Marko Bajzer

Light Organ Instrument Inventor / Conductor: Nick Kanozik