Berklee College of Music hosts its High School Jazz Festival at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Berklee’s annual event is the largest of its kind in the United States, free, and open the public.
Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music is the first comprehensive high school of music in the Bronx, New York, United States. The current principal is Jerrod Mabry, who became principal in March 2013 after having taught English and acted as Assistant Principal since the school opened in 2003.
JUNIOR JAZZ ACADEMY ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Program dates: July 11th – 16th, 2016 at the Juilliard School.
Application deadline: June 1st, 2016.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Junior Jazz Academy at the Juilliard School is a week-long intensive for students entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade that have at least one year of experience with jazz. Students learn through small and large ensembles and classes Jazz Masters, Jazz Language, Ensemble, Private Lesson, and Master Classes. The JJA faculty is comprised of accomplished jazz musicians, deeply committed to connecting with today’s youth through innovative teaching and mentoring techniques.
For more information, contact JJAInfo@jazz.org, or call 212-258-9947.