Jazz at Cornish
Jazz at Cornish affords talented middle and high school students an opportunity to develop their jazz improvisation skills with the nationally renowned Cornish College of the Arts jazz faculty and special guest artists. Students can expect an exciting and fun-filled week playing in ensembles with other talented students and will benefit from both formal and informal tutoring by the faculty. The Intensive has been designed so aspiring young musicians can unleash their creative potential and develop the improvisational skills required for spontaneous, interactive music making. Through various exercises designed to cultivate deeper listening skills and boost confidence, the workshop will delve into the art of jazz improvisation. The week culminates in a concert featuring all of the students in ensembles of different sizes and styles on Saturday, July 21st.
Who Should Enroll: Students already possessing a foundation on their instrument and experience playing in a jazz band or orchestra at their middle or high school. Vocalists as well as instrumentalists should apply. Students ages 12 to 18 at an intermediate and advanced skill level on their instruments.
Scholarships Available: To apply for the Cornish College Extension Programs scholarship, please complete the form below. Only complete applications will be considered.
Cornish is committed to making our courses available for youth students who demonstrate artistic and academic promise, financial need, and interest in the program by offering modest scholarship assistance. Cornish College reserves the right to change any final scholarship award based on number of qualified applicants and available funding.
Program Summer At Cornish
Dates: July 13th to 18th
Times: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Price $495.00; Early Bird - $445.00 (Register by March 1)
There are no dress requirements for this intensive.