Only sign up if you want the best jazz experience in the greater Seattle area
— Julie, JazzED Parent

Summer camp enrollment  - opens March 16

SUMMER JAZZ AMBASSADORS
Two session options:
Monday, July 9 - Friday, July 20 (w/ final concert Sat, July 21)
Monday, July 23 - Friday, August 3

Build your confidence and skills at this high-energy summer music camp directed by Ricardo Luna. You'll love the motivation of working with other passionate students. High-schoolers can earn 30 service hours as Leaders-in-Training. Grades 6-12, all instruments. Two week sessions. Learn more and sign up HERE

SUMMER PERCUSSION PROJECT
Monday, July 23 - Friday, July 27
Perfect your grip and time. A summer camp for drummers and percussionists. No matter your style, the rigor and technique of drumline will benefit you. Directed by Tony Sodano, ass't director of Seattle Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline. Grades 6-12. Learn more and sign up HERE

SUMMER ADVANCED INSTITUTE
Monday, August 6 - Friday, August 10
Faculty Riley Mulherkar, Sammy Miller and Marina Albero team up for a week-long camp to train the bandleaders of tomorrow. Live in-studio session at KNKX 88.5 FM ends the week. Grades 10-12. Grade 9 by audition. Learn more and sign up HERE

SUMMER VOCAL INSTITUTE
Monday, August 13 - Friday, August 17
Learn to sing in a new way and build your confidence with Johnaye Kendrick and Dawn Clement, renowned jazz musicians and Cornish College of the Arts faculty. Grades 7-12.  Learn more and sign up HERE

Click HERE for Summer Flier (PDF) >


WeBop - Spring enrollment coming soon

WEBOP
A weekly class (45 minutes) for children 8 months to 5 years which invites families to stomp, strut and swing as they learn about the core concepts, instruments, and great performers of jazz with *live* music!
More info HERE.


Academic Year Programs - Please inquire

Auditions are over but there may be space for you. Email kelly@seattlejazzed.org to inquire.

JAZZ PREP ENSEMBLES
For kids who are new to music. Learn to play flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone or sing in these year round after-school ensembles!  Free instrument loans available. Beginners, grades 4-8. 
More info HERE

BIG BAND ENSEMBLES
Play and perform in a jazz ensemble with acclaimed teachers like Clarence Acox, Darin Faul, Mark Taylor and more. Rehearse weekly January - May 2018. Grades 5-12, with at least one year experience. 
More info HERE.

NEW WORKS ENSEMBLE AND CREATIVE ORCHESTRA PROJECT
Open to all instruments (Viola, bassoon, French horn, etc.) Explore multi-genre and new compositions with director Wayne Horvitz. Rehearse weekly January - May, 2018. Grades 6-12. 
More info here

NINA SIMONE VOCAL ENSEMBLE
Explore the crossroads of America’s roots music by learning jazz through a gospel lense. (It's not just for girls; boys welcome!) Rehearse Saturdays, January - May. Grades 8-12.
More info HERE.

GIRLS ELLINGTON PROJECT
Seattle's only all-city, all-girls jazz band submits a recording to the Essentially Ellington Competition with the goal of being a finalist and participating in the festival in New York City in May. The ensemble rehearses periodically from October-April. Interested? Email Kelly Clingan at kelly@seattlejazzed.org to set up an audition. 
More info HERE.

ALL-STAR COMBOS
Get placed in a gigging combo with a professional coach. Rehearse once a month from October through May. Combo options for grades 7-9 and grades 9-12. 
More info HERE.

FREE JAM SESSIONS
We meet one Friday every other month. Every jam is curated by a professional musician, beginning with a 45-minute jam session basics master class, leading in to a jam session. 
More info HERE.


Scholarships are always available. 

At Seattle JazzED, we believe music education should be affordable to all families, regardless of financial circumstances. If the cost of a program is too expensive for you, please fill out our easy online scholarship form.  Our scholarship process does NOT require you to submit financial records, tax statements or immigration/citizenship status. We work with every family and have never turned a student away due to financial circumstances. In fact, 40% of JazzED families receive a scholarship in some amount. 

Contact us if you have any questions. We are here to help so don't be shy!


Click here to see the 2017-18 Season flier (PDF)