The California Jazz Conservatory offers a 2-year Associate of Arts in Jazz Studies for instrumentalists and vocalists, comprised of the first 2 years of the CJC Bachelor of Music degree program.
The CJC Associate of Arts in Jazz Studies degree program offers candidates:
- A 100% jazz-relevant curriculum, taught by artist-educators with a proven track record of turning students into professionals, musicians into artists
- A synergistic, comprehensive program of jazz education and performance for today’s professional jazz instrumentalist and vocalist
- Small classes taught by professional artists and experienced educators in the field of jazz and related styles of music
- Opportunities to study with preeminent visiting artists and educators
- Performance opportunities at prominent Bay Area venues and workshop opportunities with resident faculty and visiting artists
- Access to important networking opportunities
- A downtown campus located in the heart of Berkeley’s vibrant Arts District, with easy access to the San Francisco Bay Area’s thriving arts scene
- An opportunity to fast track your jazz career, committing half the time investment and half the tuition.