This is a repeating eventjuly 18, 2023 9:00 am
Unlock your creative confidence in these exuberant 5-day Jazz Workshops under the guidance of Canada’s ‘A-list’ of jazz players and instructors. All participants join a combo, participate in masterclasses for
Unlock your creative confidence in these exuberant 5-day Jazz Workshops under the guidance of Canada’s ‘A-list’ of jazz players and instructors. All participants join a combo, participate in masterclasses for your instrument or voice, delve into practical jazz theory and history and hear how the ‘pros’ do it in a daily faculty performance. Students may attend one or both sessions.
The focus of each week will have specialist workshops on a variety of topics that may include performance anxiety, creativity, rhythms from around the world, composition, arranging and many others. These themes and topics may also be included in combo repertoire and music history classes.
Special Faculty and Masterclass Guests Week One; Saxophonist and Composer, Shirantha Beddage.
Special Faculty and Masterclass Guests Week Two: Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble (open rehearsal) and Liam MacDonald (Brazilian polyrhythm workshop), Nebyu Yohannes (guest trombone faculty).
|9am||Daily creativity warm-up or masterclass|
|1:15pm||Faculty concert / workshops|
|4pm||Big Band/Vocal Ensemble/Rhythm Section Jam|
|5pm||End of day|
Friday will include an evening Student Concert in Pyatt Hall at 6pm.
11 (Tuesday) 9:00 am - 15 (Saturday) 8:00 pm
VSO School of Music
843 Seymour St, Vancouver, BC V6B 3L4