2020 SUMMER JAZZ CAMP
August 16 - 21
U-JAM (Universal Jazz Advocates and Mentors) Society is pleased to announce our third Jazz Camp to help students of all ages gain instrumental/vocal experience AND to fuel their Jazz performance skills in an environment of Encouragement and Fun.
Students can select from a broad range of daily classes in jazz improve, theory, jazz history, and song writing and perform in a Big Band, Vocal Ensemble, or a Combo, as well as participate in daily jam sessions.
NEW this year is a boarding & meal option available for out of town campers. Evening events, masterclasses, and more jamming!
The camp includes an evening events and student performances, both of which are open to the public. Taking place in the beautiful setting of Victoria BC, the week offers a memorable experience of musicianship and camaraderie.
Daily Camp Schedule
8:30 - 9:00 Morning Jam/ Ear Cleaning
9:00 - 10:00 Fundamentals for all Instruments
10:15 - 11:00 Big Bands/Vocal Ensemble/Keyboard Ens/ Swing Group
11:15 - 12:00 Theory/ Songwriting/ Music Language/ Jazz Perspectives
Lunch (included in Fees)
1:30 - 2:45 Combo rehearsal/ Songwriting/Piano & Guitar Basics
3:00 - 4:00 Workshops/ Special Topics
4:15 - 5:00 Jam Lab
7:30 - 9:00 Evening concerts/ Jam/ Special Workshops
Day camp for Jazz students of all playing levels. Students of ALL instruments can apply, particularly those of Vocals, Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Trombone, Trumpet, Strings,Piano, Guitar, Bass (electric and/or acoustic), Drums, and Mallet Instruments.
Day Camp cost: $499 (includes Lunch Mon-Fri).
Registration link at bottom of this page
U-JAM Summer Jazz Camp
190 Sunny Lane,
Victoria, B.C. V8S 2K7
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$100 non-refundable upon application
No refunds after June 30
SIBLING/SPOUSAL Discount: $75
To earn the sibling/spousal discount the second camper must be from the same household and apply at the same time.
We are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of scholarships to deserving and needy students. Please complete the application form.
HOW TO APPLY
Registration link at bottom of this page or fill out the contact sheet on this page.
Distinguished faculty 2019
David Flello – Trumpet, Big Band
Ian McDougall – Trombone
Louise Rose - Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Piano
Joey Smith - Bass, Guitar, Arranging
Linda Gould – Group Piano and Piano Chording
Chris Millington - Woodwinds
Kim Greenwood - voice, vocal coach
Dave Paulson – Keyboards, Theory
John Lee – Bass, Piano and Drums
Shaukat Husain – Jazz History, Listening
Monik Nordine – Saxophones, Theory, Ear Training
Rob Cheramy – Guitar
Maria Manna - Vocal Coach Stevan Paranosic - Trumpet
Joe Hatherill - Saxophones, Woodwinds Bruce Hurn - Trumpet
Carol Sokoloff - Song Writing Nick LaRiviere - Trombone
Eric Hughes - Saxophone Damian Graham - Drums