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Furman Summer Jazz Camp
Mon, Jun 26, 2017, 8:00 AM – Thu, Jun 29, 2017, 6:00 PM EDT
This is a Day Camp - no housing provided.
A joint program of Furman Music and the non-profit Greenville Jazz Collective, the camp is a unique experience designed to help high school students of all levels fuel their jazz performance skills (middle school students considered by recommendation). Students will take daily classes in jazz theory, improvisation, and jazz history, and perform in a big band and/or jazz combo. The camp includes an evening faculty recital and a final student concert, both of which are open to the public. Students of all instruments can apply, particularly those who play saxophone, trombone, trumpet, piano, guitar, bass (electric and/or acoustic), and drums.
- ALL CARD PAYMENTS: A processing fee will be added for all card payments. The fee will be displayed before check-out. No fee added if paid by Check or Money Order. (Complete registration, select Pay By Check at check-out, print and mail your check payable to Furman University Jazz Camp.)
- REFUND POLICY
$100 non-refundable after March 1.
$200 non-refundable after April 1.
NO REFUNDS after June 1.
The camp director is Dr. Matt Olson, Director of Jazz Studies and Associate Professor of Saxophone at Furman University. All instruction at the camp is provided by members of the Greenville Jazz Collective, a renowned non-profit organization that promotes jazz education and performance in the Upstate. Through its big band, original music series, guest artists, camps, school visits, and festivals, the GJC is the premier jazz organization in Greenville.
Matt Olson, saxophone and Camp Director
Tim Blackwell, drums
Ian Bracchitta, bass
Keith Davis, piano
Matt Dingledine, guitar
Shannon Hoover, bass
Brad Jepson, trombone
Jake Mitchell, trumpet
Steve Watson, guitar
Justin Watt, drums
Tom Wright, saxophone
Support jazz education in the Upstate! All donations go directly to support a student's participation in the camp. Donations accepted via this site or they can be paid directly to the Greenville Jazz Collective (501-c3). https://www.greenvillejazzcollective.com/jazz-camp