Summer JAZZ CAMP @ MORAVIAN COLLEGE
Bethlehem, PA

Dates

July 6-10, 2015

Program Fees

$400 Beta Track (beginner/intermediate)
$475 Alpha Track (advanced audition required)

 

 

 

 

College Credit (syllabus)

$349.50

Audition Dates (for Alpha Track)

Monday, June 15th 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Tuesday, June 16th 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Application Deadline

Application with deposit due by June 12, 2015

Payment in full due

Friday, June 19, 2015

Jazz Ensembles Concert Date

7:00 pm Friday, July 10, 2015

 

Summer Jazz Camp DESCRIPTION

The MCMI Summer Jazz Camp is open to students in grades 8-12 in the fall of 2015, AS WELL AS COLLEGE STUDENTS. The camp is open to interested students of all levels, instruments and voice. Students with little or no experience will find challenging and rewarding opportunities for musical growth.

GOALS

  • To instruct students in the performance practices of the art form, Jazz.
  • To familiarize students' with the music theory and historical elements relevant to jazz performance.
  • To enhance the students jazz performance capabilities.

CURRICULUM

  • Advanced ALPHA TRACK
    • Combo performance
    • Advanced classes/instruction
    • Masterclasses with accomplished artists
    • Recording classes (digital recording techniques)
    • Business of music class
    • Jam sessions
    • Participation by audition ONLY - Exceptions:
      • You are a SteelStacks Showcase Scholarship winner
      • You were accepted to the Alpha Track in a previous year
      • You have been accepted as a music major with a jazz concentration at Moravian College, or an equivalent educational institution
  • Beginning/Intermediate BETA TRACK
    • Combo performance
    • Jazz classes for beginner and intermediate players
      • Theory
      • Improv
      • History/listening
    • Jam sessions
    • Masterclasses with accomplished artists
    • No audition is required for the BETA TRACK!

COLLEGE CREDIT

Attend the Summer Jazz Camp at Moravian and earn college credit. The class is titled: "Introduction to Jazz Recording and Technology" (view the syllabus).

This option is available to students who are high school juniors or older and have been accepted to the Alpha Track. Students that successfully complete the Alpha Track and meet all of the requirements of the syllabi will receive a half unit (.50) or the equivalent of a 2 credit course. Moravian College students and adults are highly encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity.

 

SCHEDULE

This week-long camp begins on Monday morning with a faculty concert that will segue into a jam session. Monday through Friday there are scheduled classes and rehearsals from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. The Jazz Ensembles Concert will be held in Foy Concert Hall, admission is free.

 

MEALS

Participation in the camp includes lunch daily. Participants will eat meals in Clewell Dining Hall, Monday through Friday

CAMP POLICY

Because our standards for achievement are high, we accept highly motivated students who will enjoy the classes as well as the cultural activities. It is, therefore, important to know that failure to comply with regulations will be grounds for immediate dismissal from the program. Parents and/or guardians will be contacted as soon as any unsatisfactory behavior is recognized. No refunds will be issued if you are dismissed for behavioral issues.

 

Application and FEES

Alpha Track audition info (PDF) (No audition for Beta track!)

Application Form (PDF)

FEES and HOW TO APPLY

Fees

The day fee covers lunch, instruction, and a camp shirt. The fee may be paid by check, MasterCard, or VISA.

How to Apply

You can register by mailing the printable registration form to:
Summer Jazz Camp @ Moravian College
1200 Main Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018-6650

 

For more information contact the Music Institute
610.861.1650 (voice), 610-861-1657 (FAX), or
music@moravian.edu

 

FACULTY

TONY GAIRO, saxophone (bio)

ALAN GAUMER, trumpet (bio)

Lou Lanza, jazz vocalist (bio)

Gary Rissmiller, drum set (bio)

Paul Rostock, double bass (bio)

Dave Roth, piano (bio)

Dr. Neil Wetzel, camp director (bio)

 

MORAVIAN COLLEGE MUSIC INSTITUTE

Following the tradition of over 250 years of music in Bethlehem and located in the historic district, THE MORAVIAN COLLEGE MUSIC INSTITUTE encourages the art of music through study and performance at all levels for any student or member of the community. Offerings include private lessons, master classes, group ensembles and Suzuki education.

 

MCMI offers excellent year round concert programming to suit any musical taste.

For More Information on Classes or MCMI Events, Call: 610.861.1650 music@moravian.edu