Jazz Arts Academy Spring Session 2024


FEB 4 - MAY 5

Ages: 13-18

Instructor: Zach Lorelli & Anthony Ware


This program enables students to hone skills in the language of jazz while exploring jazz history, jazz styles, standard repertoires, and improvisation. The session will culminate with a student showcase performance at a local venue alongside accomplished, professional jazz artists. Jazz Arts Academy students are encouraged to participate in our free weekly jam sessions.

Student Showcase Date To Be Announced.

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

Dates: February 4 – May 5, 2024

Tuition: $550

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

This session is offered to students between the ages of 13-18, who have 3-4 years of experience playing their instrument, know at least 3-4 major scales, read music, and understand basic rhythms. Placement will be determined by performance evaluation.

Tuition assistance grants and a limited number of full scholarships are available. Please apply early, as these opportunities are limited. There will be a discount for returning students and students registering by January 30th. Discounts can not be combined. Please 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