Shell Lake Jazz Ensemble & Combo Camp - Week 1

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Shell Lake Jazz Ensemble & Combo Camp - Week 1


Required Family Contribution: $130.00
Meals and Lodging: $130.00
Credit Card Processing Fee: $8.07
MAA Contribution (amount loaned to you): $390.00

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Date: 6/16/2019 - 6/21/19

Time: Overnight Residential Camp

Location: Shell Lake Arts Center, Shell Lake, WI

Age Requirement: For students who have completed grades 6 - 11

Faculty: See Shell Lake Arts Center website


Course Description
A week of jazz playing that will change your life! Shell Lake's renowned Jazz Ensemble and Combo Camp gives you the musical tools to become a great player.  Full ensembles and small groups give every student the maximum experience in just one week of summer jazz study. You'll learn improvised solo skills, styles, and play timeless jazz standards under the guidance of our nationally recognized teaching-artist faculty.

Who Should Enroll
All levels of experience are accepted, from beginner to advanced. Students receive a personal private audition upon Sunday arrival, and are matched with others of the same level. Whether you're just starting your jazz experience, or are an accomplished performer and passionate about continuing your studies, this camp is for you!

Jazz Ensemble and Combo Camp Features
Daily Instrument Masterclasses
Jazz Improvisation and Theory
Morning & Afternoon Group Rehearsals
Listening: How & What To Listen To
Wide Variety of Music: Classic Standards to Contemporary & Fusion
Evening Faculty & Student Performances
Free time each day: Practice, play games, relax or go to the beach!

For more than 40 years, the Shell Lake Jazz Camps have been the launching pad for some of America's most acclaimed young jazz musicians:
Ethan Iverson (The Bad Plus)
Geoff Keezer (Art Blakey, David Sanborn)
Lyle Mays (Pat Metheny Group)
Saxophonist Bill Evans (Miles Davis, Randy Brecker)
Trumpeter Byron Stripling

Thousands of great performers and educators began their jazz studies at Shell Lake. Join us this summer to make your own jazz history.

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Instruments for this camp include:
All Brass

Visit the Shell Lake Arts Center website for more details including audition information and current instrument closings.