GJC / Furman Jazz Camp 2019

A joint program of Furman Music and the non-profit Greenville Jazz Collective, the camp is a unique experience designed to encourage HIGH SCHOOL students of all levels to fuel their jazz performance skills (middle school students considered by recommendation). Students will take daily classes in jazz theory, improvisation, and jazz history, and perform in a big band and/or jazz combo. The camp includes evening faculty recitals, social events, group lessons, improvisation sessions and a final student concert. Students of all instruments can apply, particularly those who play saxophone, trombone, trumpet, piano, guitar, bass (electric and/or acoustic), and drums. Board or Commute. Private lessons are available for an additional fee of $30 per 1/2 hour lesson - limit of 2 Typical Day: 7:00 Breakfast 7:45 Warm-up 8:00 Camp Meeting 8:30 Big Band Rehearsal / Rhythm section special topics class 10:00 Jazz History / Listening class 11:00 Improvisation Class 12:00 Lunch / free time / lessons 1:30 Combo rehearsal 3:30 Master classes (separated by instrument) 4:30 Big Band rehearsal / Rhythm section special topics class 6:00 Dinner 7:30 - 8:30pm Evening Recital 8:30pm Jam Session 10:00pm Dorm Meeting on each hall 11:00pm Lights out Closing concert: 3pm, Thursday. Free Admission. Public invited. Clinicians Matt Olson, saxophone and Camp Director Tim Blackwell, drums Ian Bracchitta, bass Keith Davis, piano Matt Dingledine, guitar Shannon Hoover, bass Brad Jepson, trombone Kevin Korschgen, drums Jake Mitchell, trumpet Steve Watson, guitar Justin Watt, drums Tom Wright, saxophone COST: Residential Camper: $530 Commuter: $410 Optional private lessons: $30 per half hour, limit of 2 Scholarships available! Dr. Matt Olson, camp director, 864-294-3284 or email matt.olson@furman.edu Brad Jepson, Greenville Jazz Collective, 864-214-6810 or email JazzCamp@GreenvilleJazzCollective.com Marcella Frese, Furman Music Programs Coordinator, 864-294-2086 or furmanmusic@furman.edu
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