Jazz at Cornish

Class Description

Summer Jazz at Cornish is back! Come join us online for an exciting week of fun, learning, and playing with your peers. Our stellar faculty includes: Dawn Clement (piano, voice), Matthew Wilson (drums), Jay Thomas (brass and reeds), and Chuck Deardorf (bass, program coordinator). There will be masterclasses, improvisation workshops, ‘virtual’ performances, and instrumental breakout sessions.

Jazz at Cornish instructors:

Jay Thomas


Matt Wilson


Dawn Clement


Chuck Deardorf



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.

Back to class safely – While we do hope to continue our in-person learning, please note that this learning experience may need to evolve to an online or hybrid learning platform based on the safety regulations and recommendations by the city and state.

Apply for the Cornish Extension Programs Scholarship!

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 the number of qualified applicants and available funding.

To apply, click here for the Cornish Extension Programs Scholarship Form!

Program Summer At Cornish

Instructor William Seigh


Registration is currently open with special Early Bird prices available now through March 1st.

Dates: July 12th to 16th

Times: Monday – Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Ages 12-18

Discipline Jazz

Price $495.00; Early Bird $445.00

Dress Requirements

There are no dress requirements for this intensive.

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