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

New Season 2018-19 // Fall Quarter


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JAZZ PREP ENSEMBLES - NOW ENROLLING
Have you dabbled in church music, piano lessons, or drumming?  Do you love to sing? In a Jazz Prep Ensemble you will learn how to play an instrument or sing, perform, read music and set yourself up for a life of musical success.  You choose from flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, upright bass, guitar, drums, piano or vocals. Tuition is sliding scale, free instrument loans available. Beginners, grades 4-8. 
More info and registration HERE

FALL JAZZ CLUB & BOOT CAMPS - NOW ENROLLING
Jump start your school year with weekly classes taught by exciting directors.For younger students (grades 4-6), you'll refresh your fundamentals and dive into new tunes while improving your music reading skills and technique. For older students (grades 7-12) think "Jazz calisthenics", honing the core fundamentals of your craft till you know them cold. You'll be in the best Jazz "shape" of your life after these classes! Tuition is sliding scale.
More info and registration HERE

ALL-STAR COMBOS - NOW ENROLLING
Hone your theory and improvisation in a small instrumental combo. Rehearse twice a month with a professional coach. *NEW* combos, including composition, Latin and trombone choir. Tuition is sliding scale. Grades 7-12.
More info HERE.

GIRLS ELLINGTON PROJECT ENSEMBLE - NOW ENROLLING
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. Tuition is sliding scale. Placement is by audition. Grades 9-12.
More info HERE.

COLLEGE SUMMIT + AUDITION WORKSHOP - NOW ENROLLING
Saturday, October 27 at Mountlake Terrace High School

Ace your college music audition. Meet reps from local, regional and national schools. This event includes the college audition workshop, lunch-panel discussion with college reps, and plenty of time to visit each school's table to make contacts and gather information. Tuition is sliding scale. Grades 9-12. 
More info HERE.

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

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

NINA SIMONE VOCAL ENSEMBLE - REGISTER FOR PLACEMENT
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. Tuition is sliding scale. Grades 7-12.
More info HERE.

FREE JAM SESSIONS - *NEW* LOCATION...
Drop into a free jam session at The Royal Room. Beginners and advanced players welcome Every youth jam session is curated by the JazzED Messengers, a house band made up of professional musicians and educators. Grades 6-12.
More info HERE. 


Seattle JazzED tuition is sliding scale. 

At Seattle JazzED, we believe music education should be affordable to all families, regardless of financial circumstances. You select the tuition amount that works for you. Each program page lists sliding scale payment options. Contact us if you have any questions about tuition. We are here to help so don't be shy!