CJC Degree Programs
Jazzschool Classes/ Workshops
July 6 – 10, 2020 10am – 4pm
Six to eight advanced high school musicians are selected to work closely with top Bay Area jazz artists for a week of rehearsals, master classes and private lessons. Concludes with a performance at the Jazzschool.
A departure from the typical one-instructor-to-an-ensemble model, the student group meets daily with a complete ensemble of seasoned professional musicians working to develop improvisation and arranging/composition skills in an intensive rehearsal format. Each participant receives a professional-quality recording of the concert! Openings for all rhythm section instruments and horns.
Monday 10-11am, Group plays from assigned tunes for all faculty 11:15am-12pm, Individual private lessons 1-3pm, Group rehearsal w faculty 3-4pm, Student-run rehearsal
Tuesday – Thursday 10am-12pm, Masterclass 1-3pm, Group rehearsal with faculty 3-4pm, Student-run rehearsal
Tuition • $795
Students should prepare one ballad and one uptempo tune, memorizing the melody and changes. Please choose from the following:
Ballads Soul Eyes, Infant Eyes, Ruby My Dear
Up Tempo Satellite, Moontrane, Picadilly Lily
Students will also sightread a provided piece at the audition.
Click here to download audition charts.
AUDITION DATE: APRIL 26, 2020
For more information and audition prescreening, please contact Young Musicians Program director Erik Jekabson at email@example.com or call the CJC at 510.845.5373
Dr. Michael Zilber is the director of the Jazzschool’s multiple DownBeat award-winning Advanced High School Jazz Workshop.
Refund Policy: Tuition is non-refundable.