West Coast Influences


U-JAM (Universal Jazz Advocates and Mentors) Society is pleased to announce our second 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 the St. Margaret’s Private School campus in Victoria BC, the week offers a memorable experience of musicianship and camaraderie. 

Daily Schedule  

  8:30  -  9:00    Morning Jam/ Yoga/ 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).

Meal and Boarding Option: $350  (based on double occupancy

including dinner M-F)   

Meal only:  $100 (dinner M-F)


Registration link at bottom of this page

U-JAM Summer Jam Camp 
190 Sunny Lane,
Victoria, B.C. V8S 2K7

Credit Card Payments:  Complete REGISTRATION below with DEPOSIT. The site uses an encrypted on-line credit processing service. Your credit card information is not retained by U-Jam. You and our office will receive an email confirmation of payment. We accept Visa, Master Card etc.  
$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.


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

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U-Jam Society  Victoria, BC 

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