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Jazz Programs at a Glance

At the heart of all of our Jazz Programs is IMPROVISATION. Whether you are a novice or an advanced improviser, prepare to be inspired and motivated by our jazz faculty who are both performers and educators! Campers will be able to experience many different styles of jazz including Blues, Latin Jazz, Swing, and Jazz-Rock Fusion. You can also create your own style or arrangement in our composition classes!

PROGRAM LEVEL

JAZZ PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Session A
June 10 - June 14

  • For Bass, Drums, Guitar, Piano or Winds.
  • Entering grades 2-5 in the fall / ages 6-10.
  • Has studied their instrument at least 1 year.

Session A
June 10 - June 14

  • For Bass, Drums, Guitar, Piano or Winds.
  • Entering grades 6-8 in the fall. (Younger students may enroll with Teacher Recommendation)
  • Has studied their instrument for 1 or more years.
  • Completed Book 1 of a standard music series in their instrument.

Session B
July 1 - July 12
Session C
July 15 - July 26

  • For Bass, Drums, Guitar, Piano, Strings, Voice and Winds.
  • Entering grades 7-12 / ages 12-17. (Younger students may enroll with Teacher Recommendation)
  • Has studied their instrument for at least 1 year.
  • Music Proficiency level 1.5 or above If part of a school ensemble or has completed Book 2 of a standard music series in your instrument.
  • Pianists should have some experience in reading chord symbols.
  • Dorm Program available for ages 12 and up.

Session B
July 1 - July 12
Session C
July 15 - July 26

  • For Bass, Drums, Guitar, Piano Strings, Voice and Winds.
  • Entering grades 7-12 / ages 12-17. (Younger students may enroll with Teacher Recommendation)
  • Should be at an "Advanced level" of musical ability to participate.
  • If part of a school ensemble, should be performing at Music Grade level 4.0 or above.
  • Should have some experience in the skill of improvisation.
  • Pianists should have experience in reading chord symbols.
  • Dorm Program available for ages 12 and up.

Session B
July 1 - July 12
Session C
July 15 - July 26

  • For Bass, Drums, Guitar, Piano, Strings, Voice and Winds.
  • Entering grades 7-12 in the fall/ages 12-17. (Younger students may apply with a Teacher Recommendation.)
  • If part of a school ensemble, should be performing at Music Grade level 6.0 or above.
  • Should be at an "Advanced" level.
  • A recommendation from your music teacher is required.
  • An audition demo is required: 10 minutes maximum. All auditions must be submitted as high quality video files or a You Tube link.