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  • eGifts are available for purchase at cjc.edu/egift in denominations $5 to $5000.
  • eGifts are non-refundable.
  • The Jazzschool and The California Jazz Conservatory is not responsible for eGifts that are undeliverable or not received due to inaccurate delivery information, including physical and e-mail addresses. This is the responsibility of the purchaser.
  • eGift account balance is non-refundable. Any remaining account balance can be applied to future purchases.
  • eGifts do not expire.


  • eGifts are redeemable towards any concert, workshop or Jazzschool quarterly class.
  • If the total amount due is greater then the value of the eGift, the additional balance must be paid with a credit or debit card at time of eGift redemption. Students may contact the CJC for questions or help with their eGift at info@cjc.edu or by calling 510-845-5373.


New students are placed in one (or more) ensembles based on a live audition.

Returning students have the option of continuing in the same ensemble(s) in succeeding quarters without re-auditioning, pending approval from the program and ensemble director. Students who wish to be considered for a different ensemble(s) in a succeeding quarter may be asked to re-audition.

All ensemble members must re-apply each quarter. An ensemble application must be submitted at least three weeks before the start of each quarter.


Spring 2019 Quarter –

Continuing Student Application Deadline: March 18, 2019

First day of Spring Quarter: April 8, 2019

Applications received after the published deadline will be considered on an ensemble-available basis.

Note: In the interest of maintaining an optimal learning environment for ensemble members from one quarter to the next, personnel changes may be instituted at the discretion of the ensemble and program director.


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