Senior Jazz

July 14-20, 2024

Senior Jazz

Program Description

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.

Senior Jazz


All instruments and voices are welcome.
Prior experience performing in a jazz ensemble is not required.
For students completing grades 8-12.


Resident – $850 (includes housing and all meals)
Commuter – $550 (includes lunch M-F only)


Richard Dole, Instructor
University of Illinois

Larry Gray, Double Bass Instructor
University of Illinois

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