06/05/12

Guide to Summer Jazz Programs 2012

Listings for summer jazz workshops, clinics and camps

United States

ALABAMA

University of Alabama Crimson Music Camp – Jazz (Improv and Combos)
June 7–10
Tuscaloosa
music.ua.edu/crimson-music-camp

ALASKA

Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival
July 15–29
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
www.fsaf.org

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Stanford Jazz Workshop faculty member Ndugu Chancler with student

ARIZONA

Curry Summer Music Camp at Northern Arizona University
June 24 – July 7 (9th–12th grades);
July 8–14 (7th–9th grades)
Flagstaff
www.cal.nau.edu/camp

ARKANSAS

UAFS Jazz Band Camp
June 25–29
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith
www.uafs.edu/music/jazz-band-camp

UAFS Jazz Improv for Strings
July 9–13
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith
www.uafs.edu/music/jazz-improv-strings

CALIFORNIA

Monterey Jazz Festival's Summer Camp
June 11-22
Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey
www.montereyjazzfestival.org

LA Music Academy College of Music Summer Program
June 19–23
LA Music Academy, Pasadena
www.lamusicacademy.edu

Jazz Camp West
June 23 – June 30
Camp Zone Gulch, La Honda
www.jazzcampwest.com

UCSD Jazz Camp
June 24–29
University of California, San Diego
www.jazzcamp.ucsd.edu/

Mammoth Lakes Jazz Jubilee – Jazz Camp
July 8–15
Mammoth Lakes
www.mammothjazz.org

Stanford Jazz Workshop
July 15–20, July 22–27
Stanford University
stanfordjazz.org/jazz-camp/

Sierra Jazz Society – Jazz Camp
July 18 – July 22
Nevada City School of the Arts, Nevada City
sierrajazzsociety.com/jazzcamp

Jam Camp West
July 21–27
Redwood Glen Camp, Loma Mar
www.jamcampwest.com

National Guitar Workshop
July 22–27
American Jewish University, Los Angeles
www.guitarworkshop.com

Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society Trad Camps
July 29 – August 3 (Adults); August 6–12 (Youth)
Sly Park Education Center, Pollock Pines
www.sacjazzcamp.org

Jason and Jeremy’s Jazz Theory Boot Camp
August 6–12
San Jose State University
www.jazztheorybootcamp.com

Brubeck Society Summer Jazz Colony
August 12–17
University of the Pacific – Stockton
www.pacific.edu/Brubeck-Institute.html

COLORADO

Jazz Boot Camp
June 12–15
Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts
University of Denver – Newman Center, Denver
www.jazzarts.org

Rocky Mountain Summer Music Camp
July 8–13
Colorado State University, Fort Collins
www.bands.colostate.edu

University of Northern Colorado Jazz Camp
July 15–20
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley
www.unco.edu/arts/music/areas/jazz_studies

Jazz in the Sangres Jazz Arts Camp
July 24–28
Colorado Conservancy for the Jazz Arts, Westliffe
www.jazzarts.org/sangrescamp

Vail Jazz Workshop
August 31 – September 3
Vail Marriott Mountain Resort, Vail
www.vailjazz.org

CONNECTICUT

Litchfield Jazz Camp
July 8 – August 10 (five one–week sessions)
Kent School, Kent
www.litchfieldjazzfest.com

Fairfield University
Summer Jazz Workshop
July 9–13
Fairfield University, Fairfield
www.fairfield.edu/arts

Young Artists Summer Jazz Workshop
July 9–15
Stamford
www.syap.org

National Guitar Workshop
July 10 – August 3 (four one–week sessions)
Canterbury School, New Milford
www.guitarworkshop.com

FLORIDA

Jazz Ensemble Camp
June 10–16 (middle school);
June 17–23 (senior high)
Florida State University, Tallahassee
www.music.fsu.edu/Quicklinks/Summer-Music-Camps

Palm Beach County Jazz Camp
June 11–15
Lake Worth
www.pbbandcamp.org/jc_jazzcamp.php

North Florida Music Jazz Camp
June 17–21
University of North Florida, Jacksonville
www.northflmusiccamps.com/

Young Musicians’ Camp
Session A: June 18–29
Session B: July 2–20
Frost School of Music, University of Miami, Coral Gables
www.youngmusicianscamp.com/

Contemporary Drums and Percussion Camp
July 12–14
University of Central Florida, Orlando
www.contemporarypercussion.com

Disney Youth Music Workshops
Year-round
Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando
www.disneyyouth.com/interest/instrumental/

GEORGIA

Georgia College Summer Music Camps
June 10–14
Georgia College, Milledgeville
www.gcsu.edu/band/summerbandcamp.htm

IDAHO

Great Basin Jazz Camp
July 9–13
College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls
www.greatbasinjazzcamp.com

ILLINOIS

Summer Music Institute Junior/Senior High Jazz Camp
June 10–15
Western Illinois University, Macomb
www.wiu.edu/cofac/summermusiccamps

SIUC Senior High Jazz Improvisation Camp
June 17–22
Southern Illinois University – Carbondale
summermusic.siuc.edu

Music for All Summer Symposium
June 25–30
Ball State University, Muncie
www.musicforall.org

NIU Jazz Camp
July 15–20
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb
www.niu.edu/extprograms/Summer/JazzCamp.shtml

Chicago Jazz Philharmonic/UIC Jazz Academy
July 16–27
University of Illinois at Chicago
http://theatreandmusic.aa.uic.edu/musicpages/music-jazzacademy.htm

Janice Borla Vocal Jazz Camp
July 22–27
North Central College, Naperville
www.janiceborlavocaljazzcamp.org

Chicago Jazz Workshop
July 23–28
Midwest Young Artists, Highwood
www.mya.org/summer/

INDIANA

IU Summer Music Clinic
June 10–16
Indiana University – Jacobs School of Music, Bloomington
www.music.indiana.edu/precollege/summer/music-clinic/index.shtml

IOWA

Iowa Lakes University Jazz Camp
June 10–14
Iowa Lakes Community College, Estherville
www.iowalakes.edu/music/jazz_camp/

Simpson College Jazz Camp
June 10–15
Simpson College, Indianola
sites.google.com/site/scjazzcamp/

Iowa Summer Jazz Camp
June 24–29
University of Iowa, Iowa City
www.uiowa.edu/~bands/ISMC/

SMV Vocal Jazz Camp
July 23–27
Southwestern Community College, Creston
www.vocaljazzcamp.com

KANSAS

Kansas State Summer Music Camp
June 1–14
Kansas State University, Manhattan
www.k-state.edu/band/summermusic.html

KENTUCKY

Morehead State Summer Arts Academy
June 10–16
Morehead State University, Morehead
www2.moreheadstate.edu/music/sma/

Jamey Aebersold’s Summer Jazz Workshops
July 1–13 (two one–week sessions, two–day improv workshops)
University of Louisville, Louisville
www.summerjazzworkshops.com

LOUISIANA

New Orleans Traditional Jazz Camp
June 10–15
Bourbon Orleans Hotel, New Orleans
www.neworleanstradjazzcamp.com

Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong
Summer Jazz Camp
July 2–20
Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans
www.louisarmstrongjazzcamp.com

MAINE

Camp Encore/Coda
June 27 – July 22; July 22 – August 12 (two three–week sessions)
Sweden
www.encore-coda.com

Maine Jazz Camp
July 8–14; July 15–21
University of Maine – Farmington, Farmington
www.mainejazzcamp.com

MARYLAND

JAM Camp
June 25 – July 13
Sandy Springs Friends School,
Sandy Spring
www.jazzacademy.org/jam-camp/

JAM Lab
July 8–14
Sandy Springs Friends School,
Sandy Spring
www.jazzacademy.org/jam-camp/

DeMatha High School Summer Jazz Workshop
July 9–11
DeMatha High School, Hyattsville
www.dematha.org

Maryland Summer Jazz Camp & Festival
July 14–27
St. Mark Presbyterian Church, Rockville
www.marylandsummerjazz.com

MASSACHUSETTS

Summer Jazz at Rivers
Session I: June 25–30/July 2–6; Session II: July 9–13/July 16–20
The Rivers School, Weston
www.riversschoolconservatory.org/summerjazz

Jazz in July
July 9–20
University of Massachusetts – Amherst
https://fac.umass.edu/Online

Bang on a Can Summer Festival
July 9–29
MASS MoCA, North Addams
www.bangonacan.org/summer_festival

Lowell Jazz Day Camp
July 18–29
The Space, Lowell
inthespace.net/jazz_camp.php

Berklee College of Music Summer Programs
All summer; variety of programs
Berklee College of Music, Boston
www.berklee.edu/summer/

MICHIGAN

Aquinas College Jazz Camp
June 10–15
Aquinas College Art and Music Center, Grand Rapids
www.aquinas.edu/music/jazz_camp

MSU Jazz Camp
June 17–22
Michigan State University, East Lansing
www.cms.msu.edu/el/children/camps_jazz.php

Tritone at Interlochen
June 17–22
Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen
www.tritonejazz.com

Interlochen Arts Camp: Summer Jazz Program
First session: June 23 – July 14
Second session: July 15 – August 6
Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen
camp.interlochen.org/

Steve Zegree Vocal Jazz Camp
June 24–29
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo
www.wmugoldcompany.com/camp

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
June 27 – August 19 (dependent on age group)
Twin Lake
www.bluelake.org

MPulse Jazz Institute
July 15–28
University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance, Ann Arbor
www.music.umich.edu/special_programs/youth/mpulse/jazz.htm

MINNESOTA

TCY Jazz Camp
June 18–22
F.A.I.R. Arts School, Crystal
www.tcyjazzcamp.com

Summer Jazz Workshop
June 28 – July 3
One–week program
McNally Smith College of Music, St. Paul
mcnallysmith.edu/newsevents/summerprograms.aspx

Twin Cities Jazz Workshop
July 16 – August 3 (four week–long sessions)
Blake School – Northrup Campus, Minneapolis
www.tcjazzworkshop.com

MISSOURI

University of Missouri Jazz Combo/Improv Camp
June 10–15
University of Missouri – St. Louis, St. Louis
umslce.org/index.php/jazz-camp

Drury Jazz Camp
June 17–22
Drury University
Springfield
music.drury.edu/jazz_camp_general.html

UMKC Jazz Camp
June 24–28
University of Missouri – Kansas City, Kansas City
conservatory.umkc.edu/cmda/cmda-content.cfm?L1ID=14

MONTANA

Flathead Lake Music Camp
July 10–23 (dependent on program)
Kalispell
www.flatheadlakemusiccamp.org

NEBRASKA

UNL High School Jazz Camp
June 17–21
University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln
www.unl.edu/band/summer_jazz_camp.shtml

Omaha Jazz Workshop Summer Camp
June 17–22
University of Nebraska – Omaha, Omaha
www.unojazzcamp.com

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Walden School Young Musicians Program
June 30 – August 5
Dublin School, Dublin
www.waldenschool.org/summer/index.shtml

Summer Youth Music School
July 15 – August 4 (dependent on age group)
University of New Hampshire, Durham
unh.edu/music

NEW JERSEY

Stokes Forest Music Camp
July 8–21
New Jersey School of Conservation, Stokes State Forest, Sussex County
www.stokesmusiccamp.com

William Paterson University Summer Jazz Workshop
July 22–28
William Paterson University, Wayne
www.wpunj.edu/cpe/youthprograms/high-school/music/

Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop
July 29 – August 3
Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick
www.masongross.rutgers.edu/content/summer-jazz-institute

NEW MEXICO

New Mexico Jazz Workshop Jazz Camp
June 24–29
Location TBD
www.nmjazz.org/Jazz_Camp_1.aspx

NEW YORK

Skidmore Jazz Institute
June 24 – July 7
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
cms.skidmore.edu/odsp/programs/arts/jazz/index.cfm

Eastern US Music Camp
June 24 – July 21 (two, three or four–week sessions)
Colgate University, Hamilton
www.easternusmusiccamp.com

New York Summer Music Festival
June 24 – August 4 (two, four, or six–week sessions)
SUNY Oneonta
www.nysmf.org

Long Lake Music Camp
June 24 – August 26 (three three–week sessions, two six–week sessions)
Lake George
www.longlakecamp.com/

NYU Summer Jazz Improv Workshop
June 25 – July 13 or July 30 – August 10
NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
New York City
steinhardt.nyu.edu/music/jazz/programs/summer/workshop/

Summer Jazz Program
June 28 – August 5
College of St. Rose, Albany
www.strose.edu/academics/schoolofartsandhumanities/music/article1434

JALC Band Director Academy
June 29 – July 2
Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York City
www.jalc.org/bda

Summer Jazz Studies
July 2–13
Eastman School of Music, Rochester
www.esm.rochester.edu/summer/jazz/

Purchase College SUNY Precollege Jazz Workshop
July 11 – August 5
Purchase College, Purchase
www.purchase.edu/Departments/AcademicPrograms/CE/Summer/PrecollegePrograms/

Signature Music Camp
July 15–28
SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo
www.signaturemusic.org/

SIM@NYU Summer Intensive
July 16–27
Brooklyn
www.schoolforimprov.org/live/

Tritone Jazz at Naz
July 22–27
Nazareth College, Rochester
www.tritonejazz.com

Ithaca College Summer Music Academy
July 22 – August 4
Ithaca College, Ithaca
ithaca.edu/music/prepdivision/academy/

Hudson Jazz Workshop
August 9–12
Hudson
www.hudsonjazzworks.org

NORTH CAROLINA

UNC Summer Jazz Workshop
June 18–22
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
music.unc.edu/events-calendars-workshops/carolinasummerjazzworkshop

NORTH DAKOTA

International Music Camp
June 14 – July 21 (eight sessions, dependent on age)
International Peace Garden, Dunseith
www.internationalmusiccamp.com

OHIO

OSU Summer Jazz Camp
June 17–21
Columbus
music.osu.edu

University of Toledo Summer Jazz Institute
June 17-23
University of Toledo, Center for Performing Arts, Toledo
SummerJazz.utoledo.edu

Heartland Vocal Camp
June 24–29
Tiffin University, Tiffin
www.heartlandvocalcamp.wordpress.com

Summer Arts Institute Jazz Improvisation Camp
July 5–9
Miami University School of Fine Arts, Oxford
www.summerartsinstitute.org/teen_camps/jazz-improvisation-camp

Summer With the Jazz Masters
July 11–20
Tri–C JazzFest Cleveland
Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland
www.tricpresents.com/jazzfest/summer-with-the-jazz-masters/

Roberto Ocasio Latin Jazz Music Camp
July TBD
Baldwin–Wallace College Conservatory of Music, Cleveland
www.robertoocasiofoundation.org

BGSU New York Voices Vocal Camp
July 30 – August 5
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green
http://www.dissonantgrace.com/BGSU_NewYorkVoices_VocalJazzCamp.html

OKLAHOMA

UCO Jazz Lab Summer Jazz Camp
July 8–13
Oklahoma City
www.ucojazzlab.com

Oklahoma Jazz Camp
July 9–14
University of Tulsa, Tulsa
www.okjazz.org

OREGON

University of Oregon Summer Jazz Improvisation Camp
July 22–27
University of Oregon, Eugene
music.uoregon.edu/programareas/camps

Mel Brown Summer Jazz Workshop
August 5–11
Western Oregon University, Monmouth
www.melbrownjazzcamp.com/index.php

PENNSYLVANIA

Duquesne Instrumental Jazz Workshop
June 18–22
Duquesne University – Mary Pappert School of Music, Pittsburgh
www.duq.edu/music/summer/jazz/index.cfm

Kimmel Center Teen Summer Arts Camp
July 2–13 (Jazz)
Kimmel Center for the Arts, Philadelphia
www.kimmelcenter.org/education

UArts Pre-College Summer Institute Jazz Program
July 8–21
University of the Arts, Philadelphia
cs.uarts.edu/summerinstitute/jazz

Summer Jazz at Moravian
July 9–13
Moravian College, Bethlehem
home.moravian.edu/public/music/msym/

Penn State Summer Music Camp
July 15–21
University Park Campus, State College
www.outreach.psu.edu/programs/music-camps/

Penn Band High School Summer Camp
July 22–28
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
www.dolphin.upenn.edu/pennband/pebc/

COTA CampJazz Music Camp
July 23–29
Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts, Delaware Water Gap
www.campjazz.org/

RHODE ISLAND

Wheeler Jazz Camp
June 18–22
Wheeler School, Providence
www.wheelerjazzcamp.com

Music Institute at RIC
July 8–14
Rhode Island College, Providence
www.ric.edu/miric/index.php

URI Summer Intensive Jazz Camp
July 9–14
University of Rhode Island, Kingston
www.uri.edu/communitymusic/jazz

SOUTH DAKOTA

Upper Midwest Summer Music Camp
July 8–13
University of South Dakota
Vermillion
www.usd.edu/fine-arts/music/summer-music-camp.cfm

JazzFest Jazz Camp
July 24–28
Augustana College, Sioux Falls
www.siouxfallsjazzfest.com/jazz-camp/

TENNESSEE

Victor Wooten’s Bass/Nature Camp
May 15–20
Wooten Woods Retreat, Only
www.vixcamps.com

Victor Wooten’s Music/Nature Camp
June 12–17; June 20–24 (Jr.)
Wooten Woods Retreat, Only
www.vixcamps.com

Victor Wooten’s 3-Week Residency
July 23 – August 12
Wooten Woods Retreat, Only
www.vixcamps.com

Summer Jazz Camp
June 14–17
Cumberland University School of Music and the Arts
Lebanon
www.cumberland.edu/alumni/summercamps/jazz_camp

Mark O’Connor/Berklee College of Music Summer String Program
June 25–29
ETSU Campus, Johnson City
www.markoconnor.com

TEXAS

Longhorn Music Camps
June 3–29
University of Texas at Austin, Austin
www.music.utexas.edu/campsconferences/

Texas State Concert Camp
June 10–15
Texas State University, San Marcos
www.txstate.edu/bands/camps/concertcamp

UNT Jazz Summer Workshops
June 11 – July 20 (session dates dependent on instrumental focus)
University of North Texas, Denton
jazz.unt.edu/workshops

Summer Jazz Workshop
June 11 – July 14
Jazz Education, Inc., Houston
jazzeducation.org

National Guitar Workshop
July 15–20
Concordia University, Austin
www.guitarworkshop.com

Texas All–Star Jazz Camp
July 15–20
Collin College – Spring Creek Campus, Plano
www.krisbergjazz.com

UTAH

Juilliard Jazz at Snow College
July 10–16
Snow College, Ephraim
www.juilliard.edu/youth-adult/summer/summer-jazz.php

VERMONT

Interplay Jazz Experience
June 24–30
Woodstock
www.interplayjazz.com/

Vermont Jazz Camp
July 9–13
St. Michael’s College, Colchester
www.vtjazzcamp.com

KoSA International Percussion Workshop
July 24–29
Castleton State College, Castleton
www.kosamusic.com

Vermont Jazz Center’s Summer Jazz Workshops
August 5–11
Putney School, Putney
www.vtjazz.org/summer-programs

Jazz Vermont
August 12–17
Mt. Snow Grand Summit Resort, West Dover
www.jazzcamp.com

VIRGINIA

Summer Jazz Workshop at Mason
June 24–29
Potomac Arts Academy of George Mason University, Fairfax
www.potomacacademy.org

National Jazz Workshop
July 8–13
Shenandoah University, Winchester
www.nationaljazzworkshop.org

WASHINGTON

University of Washington Jazz Workshop
June 25–29
University of Washington, Seattle
www.uwjazzworkshop.com

Cornish College of the Arts Summer Music Program
July 9–August 3
Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle
www.cornish.edu/summer/music

EWU Jazz Dialogue Camp
July 21–26 (middle school); July 29 – August 4 (high school)
Eastern Washington University, Cheney
www.ewu.edu/CALE/Programs/Music/Jazz-Dialogue-Camps-.xml

Jazz Port Townsend
July 22–29
Centrum, Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend
www.centrum.org

WEST VIRGINIA

Shepherd Jazz Camp
June 25–29
Shepherd University, Shepherdstown
www.shepherd.edu/musicweb/summer_camps.html

WISCONSIN

Northwoods Jazz Camp
May 16–19
Holiday Acres Resort, Rhinelander
www.northwoodsjazzcamp.com

Summer Music Clinic
June 17–29
University of Wisconsin – Madison
www.dcs.wisc.edu/smc/

Shell Lake Arts Center Programs
June 17 – August 10
Shell Lake Arts Center, Shell Lake
www.shelllakeartscenter.org

Jazz on the Bay
June 24–28
University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, Green Bay
http://www.uwgb.edu/camps/

Camp COFAC
June 24–30
University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, Stevens Point
www.uwsp.edu/cofac/FineArtsCamp/Pages/MusicCamp/default.aspx

Tritone Cool on the Lake
July 8–13
Björklunden Estate, Bailey’s Harbor
www.tritonejazz.com

Birch Creek Jazz Academy
July 23 – August 4
Birch Creek Music Performance Center, Egg Harbor
www.birchcreek.org/summer-study

WYOMING

Summer Music Camp
June 10–16
University of Wyoming, Laramie
www.uwyo.edu/faoutreach/summer-music-camp/

Yellowstone Summer Music Camp
June 17–22
Northwest College, Powell
area.northwestcollege.edu/area/music/Camps/YSMC.htm

Canada

Banff International Workshop in Jazz & Creative Music
May 21 – June 9
The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta
www.banffcentre.ca

KISSM Summer Music Camp
July 9–27
Beattie School of the Arts, Kamloops, British Columbia
www.kissm.ca

National Music Camp of Canada
August 8–19 (Junior)
August 26 – September 2 (Senior)
Orillia, Ontario
www.nationalmusiccamp.com

British Columbia Swing Camp
August 12–18
Sorrento Centre, Sorrento, British Columbia
www.bcswingcamp.ca/

Summer Jazz Workshop
August 16–19
Ottawa JazzWorks, CAMMAC Music Centre, Quebec
www.jazzworkscanada.com

Interprovincial Music Camp
August 19–24
Parry Sound, Ontario
www.campimc.ca/

University of Manitoba Jazz Camp
August 19–25
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba
http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/coned/summer/jazz/index.html

Mount Royal Drumset Educational Camp
August 20–24
Mount Royal University
Calgary, Alberta
www.mtroyal.ca/ProgramsCourses/FacultiesSchoolsCentres/TheConservatory/SummerPrograms/cons_sum_drumset.htm

Douglas College Summer Jazz Intensive
August 20–25
Douglas College, New Westminster Campus
New Westminster, British Columbia
www.douglas.bc.ca/programs/continuing-education/programs-courses/cms/sumer-jazz-intensive.html

1 Comment

  • Jun 20, 2012 at 09:32AM Patricia

    What about Europe?
    Messery jazz workshop August 20-25
    in France, on the lake Geneva.
    http://www.messery-tourisme.com/Jazz2012Messery.pdf
    infos in english patriciamusic@orange.fr

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