Youth Jazz Workshop

Youth Jazz Workshops

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FALL 2017 Session Placement Auditions: (TBA)

The JAI Youth Jazz Workshops (Levels I, II, III, & IV) are for students in grades 7-12 who want to continue improving their individual skills within the context of a small jazz ensemble. The 12-week (2-3 hour) sessions provide students the opportunity to explore their individual skills within a supportive and relaxed ensemble environment, with a concentration on exploring jazz styles, standard repertoire, jazz improvisation, and history. The ensembles bring students together from a variety of backgrounds and skill levels to create a fun and motivating applied learning experience. Workshop participants perform for community events, including an end-of-session public concert. The workshops are open to ALL instruments including vocals.

 Classes take place each Sunday afternoon, October through January (exact dates TBA). 

 Workshops I & III meet from 1pm-3pm and Workshops II & IV meet from 3 pm- 5 pm.

  • Students, grades 6-12, with at least one (1) year of experience in a school band or private music lessons are eligible to audition
  • Audition Dates: TBA
  • Audition location: CPCC Main Campus, 1201 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte NC, 28204 (Sloan-Morgan Building)
  • Workshop location: CPCC Central Campus
  • $10 (due at the time of audition)
  • $325 for 12-week fall session

Audition Requirements: click HERE for details

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