Session I: July 17-21
Session II: July 24-28
Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm (+ Friday evening performance)
Recommended for: Adult amateur and high school instrumentalists and vocalists: Bass, guitar, drums, piano, voice, & brass/woodwinds. Should have at least 2 years’ experience on your instrument.
Instructors: Jodi Proznick, Bass; Miles Black, Piano; Bill Coon, Guitar; Kelly Proznick, Vocals; Steve Maddock, Vocals; Jesse Cahill, Drums; Rod Murray, Brass; Steve Kaldestad, Woodwinds & Big Band
Fee: $550 per session
Specialist workshops: Swing with John Stetch (Week 1) & Brazilian Rhythms with Sal Ferreras (Week 2)!
Find your groove and polish your chops in these exuberant 5-day Jazz Workshops under the guidance of Canada’s ‘A-list’ of jazz players and instructors. All participants take part in a combo, play in the big band , participate in Masterclasses for your instrument or voice, delve into practical jazz theory and history and hear how the ‘pros’ do it in a daily faculty performance. Each session ends with a performance at beautiful Pyatt Hall featuring all combos and faculty. Attend the week that works for you, or sign up for both for an even more in-depth experience.
|Sample Daily Schedule|
|9:00am - 9:45am||Collaborative group warm-up exercises / workshops|
|10:00am - 11:00am||Hands-on practical jazz theory|
|11:00am - 12:30pm||Instrumental and vocal Masterclasses|
|Lunch, and student jam session
|1:30pm - 2:15pm||Faculty Daily Performance|
|2:30pm - 4:00pm||Combo rehearsals with Coaches|
|4:00pm - 5:00pm||Big Band rehearsals, Jazz Vocal Ensemble|
Minimum enrollment required.