CCJA Summer Institute

June 2022

CCJA Summer Institute 2022

A wide variety of week-long, action packed ensembles & classes

Week 1: June 6-10, 2022, Denver
Week 2: June 20-24, 2022, Denver & Boulder

CCJA's Summer Institute offers something for everyone, from middle schoolers to adult musicians. Immerse yourself in topic-based courses and action-packed themed and jazz ensembles for a week at a time! Summer Institute classes are easy to mix and match - students can participate in more than one at a time and are welcome to join us for one or multiple weeks

Need-based scholarships are available for CCJA Summer Institute Programming, please reach out for more information.

Week 2: June 20-24, 2022 - Denver
 

The following classes and ensembles will meet daily at 800 Kalamath St. in Denver. Tuition for each session is $185. Need-based scholarships are available - inquire with Camilla at camilla@jazzarts.org.

Early Classes & Ensembles, 4-5:30pm:

Drum Workshop

Middle School Small Group

High School Small Group 

Late Classes & Ensembles, 6:30-8pm:

Beginning Adult Group

Latin Ensemble

Adult Ensemble (3-week session, see adult page)

4-5:30pm:

Open to students ages 14-adult, the Summer Institute Drum Workshop is a great way to dig deeper into the drum set and hone your jazz skills. Students will work with a local professional drummer on technique, different styles, and more. 

Open to students in middle school and high school, the Summer Institute small groups are a great way for students to work on their improvisation and ensemble playing with like-minded peers. Each group will be directed and mentored by a local professional musician. This session will culminate with a concert open to the public on Friday, June 24.

6:30-8pm:

Open to students in high school, the Summer Institute Latin Ensemble is a great opportunity for students to work on Latin jazz playing and techniques. Students will work with a local professional musician on Latin jazz repertoire. This session will culminate with a concert open to the public on Friday, June 24.

Open to adults, the Summer Institute Beginning Adult group is a great opportunity to learn the basics of playing with a jazz small group. Students will work with a local professional musician on basic jazz repertoire, improvisation, and jazz ensemble playing. No prior jazz experience is necessary, but some experience on your instrument is required. This session will culminate with a concert open to the public on Friday, June 24.