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JazzStart! for Teens and Adults

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Summer JazzStart (Teen & Adult Edition)

Date: Aug 2-3

Time: Aug 2 - 5-9pm; Aug 3 - 9-6pm (Final Concert @ 6pm)

Location: Jazz & Creative Institute - 310 N. Rose St.  Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Cost: $135 (JCI Jazz Academy Students); $150 (Non-JCI Jazz Academy Students)


Early Bird Discount: April 1, 2019 - $30 off tuition

Registration Deadline: July 15, 2019 (All registrations after this date will incur a $30 late fee)

For all musicians ages 13 - adult with either no experience, or beginning level jazz experience. For those with intermediate-advanced experience, we ask that you consider our Summer Jazz Workshop.

There is a limit of 18 students available for this camp, and we can only accept three drummers, bassists, pianists and guitarists - apply early to reserve a spot!

Jazz & Creative Institute will be opening its doors from Aug 2-3 for their Summer JazzStart for Teens and Adults, a two-day workshop that will dive deep into the basics and fundamentals of jazz concepts, improvisation, and performing in a small group setting. Whether you’ve always wondered about jazz or you want to dust off the horn and try something new - this would be a great introductory workshop. All instruments are welcome to join, but we do ask that those applying have a basic to intermediate level of technique.

This unique two-day experience will include instruction and direction from some of the top professional jazz performers in the region. Subjects covered will be improvisation, jazz theory, and lots of time playing with other fellow musicians. All students will be pushed to grow to their personal "next" level. The workshop will conclude with a public performance at Jazz & Creative Institute for friends and family.

Earlier Event: July 29
JazzStart! for Middle Schoolers