July 28 – August 1, 2014
10am – 4pm
A Five-Day Intensive for Advanced High School Jazz Instrumentalists!
Six to eight advanced high school musicians are selected to work closely with top Bay Area jazz artists for a week of rehearsals, master classes and private lessons. Concludes with a performance at the Jazzschool.
A departure from the typical one-instructor-to-an-ensemble model, the student group meets daily with a complete ensemble of seasoned professional musicians working to develop improvisation and arranging/composition skills in an intensive rehearsal format. Each participant receives a professional-quality recording of the concert! Openings for all rhythm section instruments and horns.
Audition date: May 4 • Tuition • $795
Students should prepare one ballad and one uptempo tune, memorizing the melody and changes. Please choosing from the following:
Soul Eyes, Infant Eyes, Ruby My Dear
Satellite, Moontrane, Picadilly Lily
Students will also sightread a provided piece at the audition.
Click here to download audition charts.
For more information and audition prescreening, please contact Young Musicians Program director Erik Jekabson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Jazzschool at 510.845-5373
Dr. Michael Zilber is the director of the Jazzschool’s multiple DownBeat award–winning Advanced High School Jazz Workshop.
Refund Policy: Tuition is non-refundable