Jazz

Jazz Band

Jazz Band includes a full week of jazz studies from performing with a big band to studying jazz theory and improvisation, performing in combos, attending jazz master classes and having the option to study privately with one of IMC’s artist-teachers. Students performing in a combo will participate in a Friday afternoon performance, and big bands will perform on Saturday. Guitar and bass students must bring their own amps, and drummers must bring their own sets. This program is open to students completing grades 7-12 with at least three years of playing experience. Optional private lessons are highly encouraged!

Jazz Band - Grades 7-12 – July 12-18, 2015
$380.00 USD if registered before May 1/$395.00 USD after May 1

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Vocal Jazz

Vocal Jazz is held during Session 5 in conjunction with the instrumental jazz program. In addition to participating in jazz choir, students will learn vocal jazz theory and improvisation, scat singing, vocal jazz stylings, solo singing techniques and more! This program is open to students completing grades 8-12 with a strong vocal background.

Vocal Jazz - Grades 8-12 – July 12-18, 2015
$400.00 USD if registered before May 1/$415.00 USD after May 1

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2014 Jazz Band Faculty - Session 5 - July 13-19, 2014

Instructor Info
 
Greg Gatien
Program Coordinator &
Saxophone Instructor
Brandon University
Brandon, Manitoba
Bio
Michael Carter
Saxophone Instructor
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Bio
Dr. Matthew Patnode
Saxophone Instructor
Conn Selmer Artist
North Dakota State University
Fargo, North Dakota
Bio
Anna Penno
Saxophone Instructor
Brandon, Manitoba
Bio
Dr. Jeremy Brekke
Trumpet Instructor
North Dakota State University
Fargo, North Dakota
Bio
Dean McNeill
Trumpet Instructor
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Bio
Dr. Kyle Norris
Trumpet Instructor
Williston State College
Williston, ND
Bio
Dr. Nat Dickey
Trombone Instructor
Concordia College
Moorhead, Minnesota
Bio
July 12-18, 2015
Dr. Anthony Williams
Trombone Instructor
Conn-Selmer Performing Artist
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Website
July 12-18, 2015
Graydon Cramer
Percussion Instructor
Brandon, Manitoba
Bio
Dr. Michael Krajewski
Guitar Instructor
Minnesota State University - Moorhead
Woodbury, Minnesota
Bio
Ashley Summers
Bass Instructor
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Bio
Jeff Presslaff
Piano Instructor
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Bio

2014 Vocal Jazz Faculty - Session 5 - July 13-19, 2014

Instructor Info
 
Michelle Mailhot
Program Coordinator &
Instructor
Valencia College
Orlando, Florida
Bio
Helen White
Instructor
Poplar Point, Manitoba
Bio
July 12-18, 2015
Jonathan Alexiuk
Accompanist & Instructor
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Bio
July 12-18, 2015