Middle School Instrumental Jazz

Esm summer, Middle School Jazz, Danny Ziemann.

Middle School Instrumental Jazz

July 30-Aug 3, 2017 / Monday–Friday, 1 p.m.–4 p.m.
Room: TBA

Danny Ziemann, director

This one-week program is designed for students currently in grades 6–9 who have a serious interest in jazz improvisation and learning the fundamentals of the jazz language. The class is performance-oriented with an emphasis on studying chords, scales, and rhythms, as well as ear training and the development of coherent musical phrases and ideas. The class will also explore jazz history through discussions and listening. Jazz standards, blues, transcriptions, and Latin idioms will be the medium for the class. Program includes group lessons.

Concert: Friday, Aug 3 at 3:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall

Tuition: $265    


  • 10% off for ECMS Students enrolled both semesters of current year
  • 25% tuition waiver for eligible UR employees

Free lunch in the Student Living Center for all who register for both a morning and an afternoon program.

Registration deadline: July 1, 2018. After that date, call 274-1400 to verify that space remains.

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