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 14-20, 2024
$630 USD if registered before May 1 or $645 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 14-20, 2024
$650 USD if registered before May 1 or $665 USD after May 1

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2024 Jazz Band Faculty - Session 5 - July 14-20, 2024

Instructor Info
Greg Gatien
Program Coordinator &
Saxophone Instructor
Brandon University
Brandon, Manitoba
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Monica Jones
Saxophone Instructor
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Dr. Matthew Patnode
Saxophone Instructor
North Dakota State University
Fargo, North Dakota
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Dr. Kyle Norris
Trumpet Instructor
Buena Vista University
Storm Lake, Iowa
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Ryan Christianson
Trombone Instructor
Dallas Brass
Chicago, IL
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Graydon Cramer
Percussion Instructor
Brandon, Manitoba
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TBA
Guitar Instructor
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Max Johnk
Bass Instructor
Fargo, North Dakota
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Jeff Presslaff
Piano Instructor
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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2023 Vocal Jazz Faculty - Session 5 - July 16-22, 2023

Instructor Info
Cynthia Peyson Wahl
Program Coordinator & Instructor
Regina, Saskatchewan
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July 14-20, 2024
Brittany Mielnichuk
Instructor
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Alanna Fast
Accompanist
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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