Openings for students in the 2010 Shoreline August Jazz Camp

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Photo of SW jazz musicians courtesy Bernard, Ronald Bog Blog photo archive

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is still accepting students for their 2010 Shoreline Jazz Camp to be held August 9 – 13, 16 and 17 from 9 am to 1 pm daily.

The 2010 Shoreline Jazz Camp is for middle and high school students. The mission of the Shoreline Jazz Camp is to provide young musicians the opportunity to learn and play with some of the regions most accomplished teachers and performers. Our program creates a safe and structured learning environment in which students of varying skill levels are able share in the joy of playing jazz. The camp includes instruction in large and small ensembles, and a series of master classes that are designed to refine the individual’s skills and understanding of jazz.

The jazz camp is at Shorewood High School for students currently in grades 7-12. The cost is $315 and some scholarships are available.

Classes include:

  • Jazz Combo/Improv
  • Big Band
  • Jazz Theory and Harmony
  • Sight-Reading
  • The Art of Solo Transcription
  • Ear Training
  • And many more…..

The camp will showcase the students’ hard work in two performances on August 17. The first will be an 11 am lunch concert at Shorewood High School, and the second will be at 7 pm at the Shoreline North City Jazz Walk, 17739 15th Ave NE. Please note that the camp is now full for saxophones.

For more information, including scholarships and deadlines, please contact the Arts Council at 206-417-4645.

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to nurture all of the arts in the community through programs and events, arts education, advocacy, and support for artists and arts organizations.


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