Jazz

Jazz Band

Jazz Band is a full week of jazz studies including performing with a big band, 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.  Campers 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 drumset.  This program is open to students completing grades 7-12 with at least three years of playing experience.  Optional private lessons are highly encouraged!  Bass campers will be limited to one set of lessons.

Jazz Band – Grades 7-12 – July 12-18, 2020
$450 USD if registered before May 1 or $465 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, campers 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.  A $20 USD music fee is included in the registration fee to cover the purchase of camper music.  Music can be brought home at the end of the week.

Vocal Jazz – Grades 8-12 – July 12-18, 2020
$470 USD if registered before May 1 or $485 USD after May 1

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2019 Jazz Band Faculty - Session 5 - July 14-20, 2019

Instructor Info 
Greg Gatien
Program Coordinator &
Saxophone Instructor
Brandon University
Brandon, Manitoba
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Jenelle Orcherton PicJenelle Orcherton
Saxophone Instructor
Urbana, Illinois
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Dr. Matthew Patnode
Saxophone Instructor
North Dakota State University
Fargo, North Dakota
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July 12-18, 2020
Anna Penno
Saxophone Instructor
Brandon, Manitoba
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July 12-18, 2020
Dr. Jeremy Brekke
Trumpet Instructor
North Dakota State University
Fargo, North Dakota
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July 12-18, 2020
Dr. Kyle Norris
Trumpet Instructor
Williston State College
Williston, ND
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July 12-18, 2020
Pharez Whitted
Trumpet Instructor
Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra Jazz Director
Chicago, Illinois
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July 12-18, 2020
Dr. Nat Dickey
Trombone Instructor
Concordia College
Moorhead, Minnesota
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July 12-18, 2020
Ryan Christianson
Trombone Instructor
Dallas Brass
Chicago, IL
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July 12-18, 2020
Graydon Cramer
Percussion Instructor
Brandon, Manitoba
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Aaron Shorr
Guitar Instructor
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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July 12-18, 2020
Mark Godfrey PicMark Godfrey
Bass Instructor
Toronto, Ontario
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Jeff Presslaff
Piano Instructor
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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July 12-18, 2020

2020 Vocal Jazz Faculty - Session 5 - July 12-18, 2020

Instructor Info 
Cynthia Peyson Wahl
Program Coordinator & Instructor
Regina, Saskatchewan
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Brittany Mielnichuk
Instructor
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Connor Derraugh
Accompanist & Instructor
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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