Jazz Workshop

May 29-June 1, 2018

The CMU Jazz Workshop offers the opportunity for high-school musicians to explore and develop their jazz skills 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. Advanced students completing 7th grade will be considered with director recommendation.

Class Schedule

Class 1 Combo Rehearsal
Class 2 Jazz History/Listening Class 
Class 3 Master Class on Individual Instruments 
Lunch Break 
Class 4 Improvisation Class 
Class 5 Combo Rehearsal
Class 6 Performances/Entertainment

Daily Schedule

Tuesday 1–4:30pm
Wednesday 9am–4:15pm
Thursday 9am–4:15pm
Friday 9am–3pm; 3:30 Final Concert


Jun Watabe, saxophone
Dan Bell, trumpet
Dr. Sean Flanigan, trombone
Tim Fox, piano
Tim Emmons, bass
Dr. Darin Kamstra, drums

Jazz Workshop Information & Itinerary

Jazz Workshop Brochure and Registration Form