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Intermediate Jazz Program
Bass, Drums, Guitar, Piano, and Winds

Imagine your child playing Jazz and exploring new things on the beautiful University of Miami Frost School of Music campus...


If you are entering grades 5-8 and have been playing jazz for at least one year, then our INTERMEDIATE JAZZ PROGRAM is for you! And... we invite highly advanced students to audition for our Honors Jazz Ensemble!

So... join us this summer and immerse yourself in Jazz!

Program Length

2 weeks

Dates

Session A: June 20 - July 1

Hours

9:00 am - 3:45 pm

Age Range

Entering grades 5 - 8 in the fall

Registration Fee

Prior to April 1: $40
After April 1: $75

Tuition

Click to View. It includes daily hot lunch and camp t-shirt.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The goal of this program is for campers to have a better feel for how the pros play JAZZ! They will get to play in 2 Jazz Bands and also have a technique class on their specific instrument! All of our JAZZ faculty are both performers and educators who are dedicated to giving campers the best experience possible! And don't forget to save the date - we end camp with a concert where every camper performs with their band!

REQUIREMENTS

  • Entering grades 5-8 in the fall.
  • Has studied their instrument for at least 1 year.
  • Completed Book 1 of a standard music series in their instrument.
  • On the first day of camp - campers will be placed in a Jazz Group with other students at their skill level, based on an informal audition.
  • All bass, guitar, and wind players must bring their own instrument to Camp. (bass players and guitarists should also bring a small amp, a cart and a cable.) Dorm participants may rent an amp from the camp.
  • *There is limited enrollment for bass, drums, and piano.

MEET OUR FACULTY

INTERMEDIATE JAZZ PROGRAM
DAILY SCHEDULE (9:00 A.M. - 3:45 P.M.)

9:00 - 10:00

WORKSHOP
These classes concentrate on instrumental technique and improvisation
Guitar Workshop
Wind Workshop
Rhythm Section Workshop (piano, bass, drums)

10:15 - 11:15

ENSEMBLE
Jazz Combos: working with a coach in small groups is a great learning experience.

11:30 - 12:00

LUNCH (Lunch is included in the camp tuition)
In the UM Cafeteria, you will be able to select from the grill (hamburgers, hot dogs, French fries), salad bar, pizza, hot meal of the day, and the deli. Fresh fruits, desserts, and beverages are all included.

12:15 - 1:15

MUSIC SKILLS - Contemporary: Our faculty makes learning music skills fun!

1:30 - 2:30

ENSEMBLE
Latin Jazz Band Lots of fun learning how to play the Latin Jazz style

2:30 - 2:45

BREAK

2:45 - 3:45

ENSEMBLE
Jazz Rock Fusion Jam a great way to end your camp day!

3:45

DISMISSAL

4:00 - 5:00

OPTIONAL CLASSES (separate fees apply)
You really don't want to leave camp so soon...

Private Instruction: Individual lessons with the Camp faculty!



Honors Jazz Ensemble: An Audition is required (Deadline is May 1) Please contact the camp for details. youngmusicianscamp@gmail.com

Garage Band & More: if you want to learn or already are using this program, get better at music production with our expert teachers.

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.

EXTENDED CARE

Supervised before and after care is available.
Before Care: 7:30 am - 9:00 am
After Care: 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm

NOTE: students who enroll in an optional class from 4:00-5:00, may be supervised in After-Care from 5:00-6:00 for no additional After-Care charge. Please notify the camp if this applies to your camper!

HOW TO APPLY

Please follow these steps to Register:

Click on the "Register Here" Link for the Track that applies to you below. 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. Make sure you know the e-mail address of your music teacher. Also, please decide if you want to add an optional class and/or a private lesson for an additional fee.

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".
  • 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". If you have a Coupon Code, enter it now.

Go to the "CHECK OUT" Section and select either "PAY IN FULL" or "Pay $0.00 now, and then Pay Balance manually".

Click COMPLETE and you will receive a Confirmation E-mail with the details of your Order.

You can login to your Online account at any time to verify your registration and pay your balance. A $200 deposit is required to reserve your child's place and an additional $200 to reserve the Dormitory. This includes your $40 ($75 after April 1) non-refundable Registration Fee. Deposits are due within 10 days of registration. There will be NO refunds issued except for a documented medical emergency. Full payment is due 1 month prior to the start of each session.

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):

Intermediate Jazz