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!

Jazz Band – Grades 7-12 – July 15-21, 2018
$400 USD if registered before May 1 or $415 USD after May 1

Add a set of two Private Lessons with one of our Artist Faculty for only $35!

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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 15-21, 2018
$420 USD if registered before May 1 or $435 USD after May 1

Add a set of two Private Lessons with one of our Artist Faculty for only $35!

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2017 Jazz Band Faculty - Session 5 - July 16-22, 2017

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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Anna Penno
Saxophone Instructor
Brandon, Manitoba
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Dr. Jeremy Brekke
Trumpet Instructor
North Dakota State University
Fargo, North Dakota
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Dean McNeill PicDean McNeill
Trumpet Instructor
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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Dr. Kyle Norris
Trumpet Instructor
Williston State College
Williston, ND
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Dr. Nat Dickey
Trombone Instructor
Concordia College
Moorhead, Minnesota
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Russell Ballenger PicDr. Russell Ballenger
Trombone Instructor
University of Mary
Bismarck, ND
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Graydon Cramer
Percussion Instructor
Brandon, Manitoba
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Keith Price PicKeith Price
Guitar Instructor
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Mark Godfrey PicMark Godfrey
Bass Instructor
Toronto, Ontario
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Jeff Presslaff
Piano Instructor
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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2017 Vocal Jazz Faculty - Session 5 - July 16-22, 2017

Instructor Info 
Michelle Mailhot
Program Coordinator &
Instructor
Valencia College
Orlando, Florida
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Helen White
Instructor
Poplar Point, Manitoba
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Jonathan Alexiuk
Accompanist & Instructor
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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