Jazz Arts Academy Summer Session 2024

JULY 22 - 26

9:30AM - 3:30PM

Ages: 13-18

Instructor: Brandon McCune, Anthony Ware, and Zach Lorelli


Join us for our week-long AWARD WINNING summer intensive Jazz studies session for aspiring teen musicians.

The curriculum includes:
• Instruction from world-class professional musicians
• Jazz ensemble training (Combos & Big Band)
• Personalized instruction
• Music theory and improvisation training
• Listening sessions
• Visiting clinicians and masterclasses
• Performance opportunities

MONDAY – FRIDAY • 9:30AM – 3:30PM
Dates: JULY 22 – 26

Tuition: $400
Instructors: Brandon McCune, Anthony Ware, and Zach Lorelli

Location: Basie Center’s Monmouth Conservatory of Music | 65 Chestnut Street, Red Bank, NJ

The session will culminate with student showcase performances at a local venue alongside accomplished, professional jazz artists.
Beginners will receive the guidance and instruction necessary for a positive introduction to jazz, while advanced students will have opportunities to play with professional musicians and other advanced students

Student placement will be determined by performance evaluation. Students must have three years of instrumental experience, know at least three major scales, be able to read printed music and understand basic rhythms.

Needs-based tuition assistance is available. Please apply early, as these opportunities are limited. Reach out to Kiki Rausch at [email protected] for more information.

Jazz Arts Academy is presented by the non-profit organization Jazz Arts Project, in a strategic arts partnership program with the Count Basie Center for the Arts. For more information and an FAQ about the program visit: www.JazzArtsAcademy.org

Summer at the Count Basie Center Academy