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Jazz Workshop

May 30-June 2

The CMU Jazz Workshop offers the opportunity for high-school musicians to explore and develop their jazz abilities
in a combo setting. Activities will focus on improvisation, jazz history, instrument technique, and combo performance. Students who are currently in high school or about to enter high school are eligible to attend. No prior combo or improvisation experience is necessary.

Sample Schedule

9:00-10:30 Combo Rehearsal
10:40-11:30 Jazz History/Listening Class 
11:40-2:30 Master Class on Individual Instruments 
12:30-1:30 Lunch Break 
1:40-2:30 Improvisation Class 
2:40-3:30 Jazz Theory Class 
3:40-5:00 Combo Rehearsal 


Ralph Lalama, saxophone
Dan Bell, trumpet
Greg Karly, trombone
Tim Fox, piano
Tim Emmons, bass
Dr. Darin Kamstra, drums

Jazz Workshop Brochure and Registration Form