SUMMER JAZZ CAMP

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Artistic Director
BILL KRISTJANSON

 August 11-16, 2019

Summer Jazz Camp (established 1994) The University of Manitoba (U of M) Jazz Camp is an exceptional jazz experience for instrumentalists & jazz vocalists of all ages.  This camp is a Jazz Performance based experience, designed to help all participants to reach for the next level of their Jazz playing skills.  

Combos • Master Classes • Concerts • Performances • Listening • Improvising • Technique • Arranging • Fundamentals • Theory • Jam Sessions

An exceptional musical experience for Jazz Musicians of all ages interested in enhancing their

jazz performance skills in a supportive, interactive and fun environment. 

2019 Camp Poster!

2019 Summer Jazz Camp - Registration is open for August 2019 from Jan 1 until the first day of camp! 
 

Who         
Aspiring Jazz Musicians of all ages.  Participants may register on Voice, Piano, Bass, Drums, Guitar, Flute, Clarinet,

Bass Clarinet, Alto, Tenor or Baritone Saxophone, French Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium, & Tuba.

 

When & Where   (Sessions run approximately 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

  Sunday August 11 will be approximately Noon - 5pm, Monday to Friday will be 9:00 - 4:00.

  Concerts and Recitals TBA

  Winnipeg - University of Manitoba, Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music - August 11-16, 2019

  136 Dafoe Road West, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2    MAP

 

  

What will I do?

  • You will rehearse in a jazz ensemble of 7-10 players.

  • You will take part in jazz improv classes targeted to your own comfort level from novice to advanced.

  • You will attend master classes where you will listen to world class jazz artists explain and demonstrate the magnificance of jazz.

  • You will take part in instrument classes where you will dig into the specifics of your instrument.

  • You will attend the spectacular Thursday evening concert featuring our guest artist and the U of M Jazz Faculty. (family & friends may attend as space allows).

  • You will perform with your ensemble on our Friday evening concert.

What will I learn?

  • You will explore the nature of jazz and develop the skills needed to play jazz with more confidence and understanding.

  • You will discover that improvising is something everyone can do if they are given the right tools.

  •  You will experience the joy of playing in a small jazz ensemble where everyone has an important role to play, and everyone must contribute to a creative and healthy learning environment.

  • You will be exposed to the skills you need to pursue jazz at the university level.

 

Who will my teachers be?

Our teaching faculty includes world class jazz artists and experienced educators, with a track record of excellence working with students and creating a healthy learning environment. The student/staff ratio is approximately 8:1. 

List of 2019 Camp Faculty:

Questions

Camp Coordinator:  Jeni Taylor  (204) 612-8518 
Band Association:  John Balsillie  (204) 663-1226         

 

Registration for MBA Summer Jazz Camp!

Fee (subject to change)         
   $390 if payment is received by May 31
   $415 if payment is received after May 31
   Full refund less $30 until May 31
   Full refund less $75 from May 31-28      
   Non-refundable after June 28

 

The Manitoba Band Association is pleased to offer participants a $50 discount who register for both a Prairie Percussion Workshop or a Summer Band Camp, and the Summer Jazz Camp.  Please contact the MBA office to make the needed arrangements to take advantage of this offer.


Register Online Here,  then pay by credit card or Paypal  -  Opens January 1st!

Register by Mail Here,  then pay by cheque  -  Opens January 1st!

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