Experience and explore Jazz music and improvisation at Jazz North's Jazz Camp for Girls.

 

*This course is now fully booked. Please register for our waiting list if you would like to find out if any spaces become available.*

 

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  • Venue: Leeds Conservatoire
  • Fee: £30 (Free for students residing or studying in Leeds, £10 sibling discount on second student booking)
  • Age: Girls aged 9-15 years

Experience Target (3)

Course Overview

Jazz Camp for Girls offers young musicians aged between 9-15 years the opportunity to experience Jazz music and explore improvisation in a supportive environment with tuition from professional musicians. 

This day-long course is designed to inspire students by introducing them to positive female Jazz role models through the music they play.

Jazz Camp for Girls

About The Course

As well as working with inspiring females in a confidence-building, supportive environment, students can expect to learn about

  • Improvisation
  • Rhythm and Building a Groove
  • Jazz Repertoire
  • Composition
  • Performance Techniques

 

Piano

About The Day

The day will run from 10AM  - 4.15PM at the Leeds Conservatoire Quarry Hill Campus.

Schedule: 

10.00  - 10.15AM Arrival and Registration
10.15  - 10.45AM Warm ups 
10.45 - 11.30AM Introduction to Improvisation
11.30 - 11.45AM Break
11.45 - 12.30PM Bands Session 1
12.30 - 1.00PM Lunch Break
1.00 - 2.00PM Bands Session 2 
2.00 - 2.30PM Break 
2.30 - 3.15PM Bands Session 3
3.15 - 3.30PM Set up for Informal Performance, Families arrive
3.30 - 4.15PM Sharing Session
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About Jazz North

Jazz North are an Arts Council England funded organisation, supporting and developing musicians within the jazz sector. Their mission is to support the sustainable growth of contemporary jazz in the north by developing opportunities for artists and building audiences.

For more information about what they do, visit their website. 

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Bursaries

We want to ensure that no one turns down a place on Jazz Camp for Girls due to the cost.

We have a bursary fund that supports students and their families dependent on their situation.

Bursaries and scholarships support young people from underrepresented backgrounds (i.e. Black, Asian and ethnic minority students, disabled students and those from low-income households).

 

Applications for a bursary because your total taxable household income is under £50,000 can be made by entering your household income on the enrolment form. 

 

Bursary levels for 2022:

  • For families with a total household taxable income below £25,000, full bursary awarded where possible

  • For families with a total household taxable income between £25,000 - £50,000, partial bursaries awarded where possible

Who Is It For?

This camp is aimed at girls aged approximately 9-15 years old who have little or no experience improvising. Students at Grade 3 will get the most from the camp, but anyone from Grade 1 and above is welcome as classes will be banded within the camp based on ability.

With Thanks To...

This project has been supported by the Arts Council England and Leeds Music Education Partnership.

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