SJW’s Jazz Institute for Youth offers a six-day-long intensive interaction with jazz legends, top professionals, gifted educators, and motivated students from around the world. Students choose their own classes from a curriculum that focuses on improvisation and includes small ensemble playing, master classes, and performance opportunities, as well as theory, musicianship, arranging, Afro-Latin jazz, jazz history, and more. Admission to nightly Stanford Jazz Festival performances is included, and multiple evening jam sessions are available for participation and listening. SJW’s inter-generational approach gives unparalleled access to some of the greatest jazz musicians in the world, so young players can learn directly from living legends, touring artists, and recording pros. Supervision by SJW’s experienced team of musician/counselors is provided for youth who choose to stay in Stanford housing.
Full day, Overnight, Financial aid available, Lunch is included