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Advanced Jazz Program
Bass, Drums, Guitar, Piano, Voice, and Winds

If you want to be surrounded 24/7 with students from all over the US and other countries, who love playing jazz - THEN - this is the place for you! You won't want to miss being a part of our NEW Classical/Crossover Orchestra, conducted by UM Frost School of Music's Scott Flavin!

See our 2020 Virtual Classical Concert Performance below.

Small Jazz Ensemble


Classical/Crossover Orchestra


SO... IMMERSE YOURSELF IN OUR IN-DEPTH JAZZ EXPERIENCE WITH OUR STELLAR FACULTY OF JAZZ PROS!

Program Length

2 weeks

Dates

July 5 - July 16

Hours

10:00 am - 3:30 pm (Lunch Break from 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm)

Age Range

Entering grades 9-12 in the fall (qualified younger students may also enroll)

Registration Fee

$35

Tuition

$795

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

With a full schedule filled with intensive classes, at the end of the session you will leave with a deeper understanding of all aspects of Jazz. Wind players will have the option to collaborate with our new Crossover Orchestra. Our faculty will expect you to practice hard at camp - but the result will be a big step forward towards becoming a pro!

TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS

All classes will be conducted on online.

PERFORMING ENSEMBLE CLASSES and THEIR FINAL CONCERT

Campers will be coached on their parts by their teachers. In order to appear in the Final Concert, campers will need to record their part on their home device and email it to the camp. Their camp teacher will guide them through this process.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Entering grades 9-12 in the fall. (qualified younger students may enroll with a teacher recommendation)
  • Recommended 3 years experience on your instrument.
  • Pianists should have experience reading chord symbols.
  • All applicants who meet the above requirements may enroll in the Camp.*
  • *There is limited enrollment for bass, drums, and piano.

MEET OUR FACULTY

Click Here to meet our Faculty.

ADVANCED JAZZ PROGRAM: Instrumental Track and Jazz Vocal Track
Note: There are 2 tracks in this program: Jazz Instrumental and Jazz Vocal. When you register, select the track that applies to you.
DAILY SCHEDULE (10:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.)

10:00 - 11:00

JAZZ STYLES AND TECHNIQUE:
Jazz Guitar, Woodwind, Brass, and Rhythm Section (piano, bass, drums) Students will meet as a group to delve into the styles of different jazz forms, and will divide up by instrument to discuss specific techniques that apply to advanced jazz players.

VOCAL SEMINAR:
Students will learn about healthy vocal habits, techniques for singing in contemporary vocal styles, and practical application of technique for singing repertoire. Learn what makes a vocalist great - performance strategies, audition techniques. Taught in master class style - each camper will have the opportunity to perform a solo of their choice.

11:15 - 12:15

JAZZ THEORY and IMPROV

12:15 - 1:15

LUNCH BREAK

1:15 - 2:15

Recording /Music Production:
This class will teach Recording, Mixing, & Editing techniques
(two levels: intro and advanced)

2:30 - 3:30

SMALL JAZZ GROUPS:
Instrumentalists will rehearse their parts daily in instrument specific classes. Vocalists will rehearse their parts to be put together in a jazz vocal ensemble.

3:45 - 4:45

OPTIONAL CLASSES (separate fees apply)
Progressive Jazz Ensemble - explore the contemporary side of today's jazz scene.

PRIVATE LESSONS

Private lessons given by our camp staff may be scheduled after regular dismissal. The lessons are one hour long and all of the instructors are part of our camp faculty. The classes are held daily except for the last day of the session. When you register, you can select the day that you want. The camp cannot re-schedule a missed private lesson.

HOW TO APPLY

On the Home Page, Click on the Session and Program that you are interested in. Review the Program Description, including the Daily Schedule to learn about the classes offered. If your program has 2 or 3 different tracks, make sure you know which track you want before you register. Most of the time, the track is related to your child's instrument. Make sure you know the e-mail address of your music teacher. Decide if you want to add an optional class and/or a private lesson for an additional fee. Follow these steps to Register:

  • Click on the "Register Here" Link for the Track that applies to you on the bottom of the Page of the Program you select . The Link will take you to the Session Selection Page and the Cart for your Program. There is no need to filter or search for your Program on the Session Selection Page as long as you used the correct "Register Here" Link for your specific Program. Click on "View more details" to see the details for your Session.
  • On the Session Selection Page, Click on the "ADD TO CART" Link for your Program. Make sure the Program Name and Track are correct. Your Program will automatically move into "YOUR SHOPPING CART". Click on the CONTINUE Link in the Shopping Cart, which will take you to the Registration Information Page where you can begin the registration process.
  • Complete the following information to Register.
    • Section 1: Enter Your Email Address and Click "NEXT". Please review and accept the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Click NEXT.
    • Section 2: Enter Participants & Options. Complete the required Participant Information. "Session Options" for your program will be pre-selected. Additional classes offered appear as "Optional Classes" and may be selected by checking the appropriate Box or Boxes. Click CONTINUE.
    • Section 3: Please complete the Registration Forms, including the Waivers and Agreements, and sign your Digital Signature. Click "CONTINUE TO CART".
  • Review Cart & Check out. Review the accuracy of the "ORDER DETAILS" and "CHECK OUT". Select "Pay $0.00 now", and then Pay Balance manually. PLEASE DO NOT PAY USING THE REGISTRATION SYSTEM during CHECK OUT.
  • Click COMPLETE and you will receive a Confirmation E-mail with the details of your Order.
  • Payment should be made only from the Home Page of the Website. After you complete the registration process and receive your Confirmation e-Mail--return to the Home Page. In the upper right hand corner is a "Pay Here" button. The University of Miami only accepts credit cards. A $100 deposit is required to reserve your child's place. This includes your $35 non-refundable deposit. There will be NO refunds issued except for a documented medical emergency. All balances must be paid in full by June 1.
  • You will receive an e-mail confirmation when your payment has been processed.
  • If you have any questions about the Camp and the Programs offered or How to Apply, please e-mail the Camp at youngmusicianscamp@gmail.com or call 305-498-4925.

Register Here (select the Track that applies to you):