Designed for senior high instrumentalists, this program focuses on developing individual performance skills in a combo-based setting. All students will be placed in combos. Classes include combo rehearsals, masterclasses, improvisation, jazz listening, harmony, and history seminars. Students who have written original compositions are encouraged to bring them to this program. The final concert will feature all combos.
All instruments and voices are welcome.
Prior experience performing in a jazz ensemble is not required.
For students completing grades 9-12.
Typical Daily Schedule
8:15 – 9:15 am: Combo Rehearsals/Jazz History and Listening
9:30 – 10:30 am: Combo Rehearsals/ Jazz History and Listening
10:45 – 11:45 am: Improvisation Class
12:00 – 1:00 pm: Lunch
1:15 – 2:15 pm: Master Class/ Jazz Harmony
2:30 – 3:30 pm: Combo Rehearsals
3:45 – 4:45 pm: Jazz Forum
5:15 pm: Dinner and Evening Activities
10:30 pm: Lights out
Resident – $800 (tuition, room and board)
Commuter – $550 (tuition and lunch only)