This five-day workshop is open to musicians of all skill levels, offering an immersion in jazz music and improvisation. Students will be instructed by members of the McNally Smith faculty and top musicians from the region, whose credits include Grammy-nominated recording work, touring experience with everyone from the Artie Shaw Orchestra to Prince to Steve Miller, and much more. Musicians in the areas of brass, woodwind, guitar, piano, bass, drums and vocals are all encouraged to participate. Programming includes ensemble training, improvisational theory and technique, master classes, jazz history, faculty concerts and more. The Summer Jazz Workshop will culminate with a Student Concert in the McNally Smith Auditorium. Tuition for the Summer Jazz Workshop is $375, and scholarships are available.
Faculty members for McNally Smith’s 2008 Summer Jazz Workshop include Dr. Mike Bogle, Terry Burns, Debbie Duncan, Lori Dokken, Gary Gratz, Dave Jensen, Gordy Knutson, Chris Olson and Pete Whitman. More information about the faculty here.Summer Music Camp!
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