Summer Jazz

 

Summer Jazz 2022

August 8 - 12


Directed by renowned jazz drummer Jesse Hameen II, the NMS Summer Jazz Program provides opportunities for musicians to dive deep into the world of jazz, learning from seasoned faculty. Over the course of a week, students participate in theory classes, instrument-specific master classes, skill shops, combos, and bands, all filled with fun, learning, and musical development. This year, guest clinician Rodney Jones, an internationally renowned musician, will be in residence for the entire week.


DATES AND HOURS

August 8 - 12, 2022
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

SAMPLE SCHEDULE


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FACULTY

  • Jesse Hameen II, Summer Jazz Director, drums
  • Joe McWilliams, piano
  • Rodney Jones, guitar
  • Jeff Fuller, bass
  • Steve Davis, trombone
  • Ashley Hale, trumpet
  • William Cleary, saxophone
  • Zwelakhe "Zwe" Bell Le Pere, bass
  • Isabella Mendes, voice
  • Ed Fast, percussion

Faculty is subject to change.

STUDENT AGE AND PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Summer Jazz is designed for students age 12 and up, including adults. Students under the age of 12 may be admitted with permission of the program director.

Students should have at least two years of experience with their instrument or voice.

PLACEMENT EVALUATIONS

Click here to view the Summer Jazz Placement Evaluations Process

Regardless of experience, every student will be in an ensemble.

TUITION

Tuition is $550 through June 30, 2022. The discount will appear automatically at the time of enrollment. Beginning July 1, tuition is $595.

FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid is available. Please visit Financial Aid to learn more.

COVID-19 VACCINATION

Covid-19 vaccination is required. Please see nmsnewhaven.org/covid for more information.

QUESTIONS

Email the NMS Summer Jazz Director, Jesse Hameen II, at [email protected].


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