Calhoun Summer Jazz Workshop

New York, NY


The Calhoun Jazz Workshop is a one-week intensive series of day-long classes, workshops and ensemble playing opportunities designed to provide an immersion and/or introductory experience for high school students to the world of jazz improvisation and music.

Students form ensembles and learn the basics of jazz improvisation; explore jazz history by listening to significant recordings and viewing performances; learn fundamentals of music theory necessary for improvisation; and above all, get a chance to make music with other students. The workshop is open to players of all instruments and features accomplished instructors in keyboards, brass, woodwinds, strings, guitar, bass and percussion.

Cost and Session Information

Program Dates: June 18-22, 2018; public concert performance on June 21, 6:30pm.

Schedule: Mon-Fri, 9:30am to 4:00pm

Tuition: $800 (does not include lunch)

Deposit: $400 non-refundable deposit required upon registration; cancellations after May 1 will result in forfeiture of tuition.

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