Guide to Summer Jazz Programs 2012

Listings for summer jazz workshops, clinics and camps

Stanford Jazz Workshop faculty member Ndugu Chancler with student image 0
Scott Chernis

Stanford Jazz Workshop faculty member Ndugu Chancler with student

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

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/

[email protected] 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