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VSO School of Music Summer Jazz Workshops


  • VSO School of Music 843 Seymour Street Vancouver, BC, V6B 0G4 Canada (map)

SESSION 1 FOCUS (JULY 15-19): BE-BOP AND HARD BOP

 

Unlock your creative confidence in these exuberant 5-day Jazz Workshops under the guidance of Canada’s ‘A-list’ of jazz players and instructors. All participants join a combo, play in the big band or other ensembles, participate in masterclasses for your instrument or voice, delve into practical jazz theory and history and hear how the ‘pros’ do it in a daily faculty performance. Students may attend one or both sessions. The focus of each week will have specialist workshops on the given topics, and may be included in combo repertoire and music history classes.

General Schedule Per Day:

9:00am: Warm-up/Group Class
10:00am: Theory classes
11:00am: Instrument Masterclasses
12:15pm: Lunch – TA and student jam
1:15pm: Faculty Concert/Workshops
2:00pm: Combo Sessions
3:45pm: Big Band/Vocal Ensemble/Jazz History Workshops
5:00pm: End of Day

*Fridays, July 19th and 26th will have evening Student Concerts in Pyatt Hall

INSTRUCTORS

Miles Black

Jesse Cahill

Bill Coon

James Danderfer

Steve Kaldestad

Steve Maddock

Jodi Proznick

Kelly Proznick

Vince Mai

  • DATE / TIME

    SUMMER: Jul 15-19 OR Jul 22-26

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Jul 15, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019

  • AGE

    14yrs-adult

  • FEE

    $550

  • RECOMMENDED FOR

    Adult amateur and high school instrumentalists and vocalists. Should have at least 2 years' experience on your instrument.