California Jazz Conservatory

Introducing the California Jazz Conservatory —
A message from Founder and President Susan Muscarella

Welcome to California Jazz Conservatory! If you’ve arrived at this site expecting to see the former Jazzschool masthead, you may be surprised by our new name and logo. I am delighted to share with you the exciting news that has initiated this change.
Over the past four years, the Jazzschool Institute (our degree-granting program) has undergone a rigorous accreditation process administered by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). More


Jazzschool Community Music School

Spring quarter starts this week — Registration is open, enroll today!
The JCMS provides music education and performance opportunities for people of all ages and levels of ability. Consisting of the JCMS Adult Music Program and the JCMS Young Musicians Program, the JCMS operates year-round on a quarterly basis and offers over 100 ensembles, courses and workshops to build all aspects of musicianship. Students are routinely featured in concert performances, open to the public. With a formidable faculty of renowned musicians and educators, the JCMS is a cornerstone of the Bay Area’s thriving music scene. More