The Jazz and Creative Institute has developed JazzStart, an innovative beginning jazz workshop for teens that teaches musical skills and creative thinking. This four-day mentoring and performance program focuses on the fundamentals of jazz, improvisation, and ensemble playing alongside the art of personal expression. Led by professional musician teaching artists, the education of these teens and the sparking of their unique gifts shows them how to integrate music into their lifelong pursuits.
High School students (middle school students considered with permission)
July 29 - August 1, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
Downtown Kalamazoo, MI
Jazz and Creative Institute
TBA; discount for current Jazz Academy students
JazzStart Program Information