Jazz It Up!

July 17-21 (7-10yrs) OR  July 24-28 (11-13yrs)
Monday-Friday, 9:00am-12:00pm
*Participants accompanied by a parent are invited to stay from 12:30pm until 2pm daily, to hear lunchtime jam sessions and jazz faculty performances
Recommended for: Children age 7-13yrs who play an instrument, sing, or who just love music! Those who play an instrument are encouraged to bring it. No previous jazz experience required.
Instructors: Bill Clark and guest jazz faculty instructors
Fee: $210

Designed for kids who like to make up their own music, this program leads kids through guided improvisation in the language of jazz, through playing, improvising and having fun together.

Participants will learn the secrets of “getting into the groove” and creating music on the spot, and will work together to create a special piece to be shared in a lunchtime concert on the final day.

Sample Daily Schedule
9am - 9:30am Warm Ups (vocal, rhythmic & instrumental exercises)
9:30am - 10am Games (group interaction and creative focus)
10am - 11am Time to Jam! (free play and structured play)
11am - 12pm Jazz Repertoire (introducing classic jazz tunes)

Minimum enrollment required.

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