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2019 Charleston Gaillard Center’s Education Initiative

YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA CAMP

with Artist-in-Residence, Charlton Singleton

June 17-21, 2019

Middle and High School

Camp Registration: $175

Open to all middle & high school students with at least one (1) year of experience. Tuition assistance available

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A week of jazz that will change your life! The Charleston Gaillard Center Education Initiative’s Youth Jazz Orchestra, led by Artist-in-Residence, Charlton Singleton with seven guest teachers, promotes instrument mastery and the history of jazz. Students learn the musical tools to become a great player. Full ensembles and small groups maximizes the student experience. Students learn improvised solo skills, styles, and play timeless jazz standards under the guidance of our teaching-artist faculty.

Alto Saxophones
Tenor Saxophones
Baritone Saxophone
Trumpets
Trombones
Piano
Bass
Drum

DAILY SCHEDULE

FULL BAND REHEARSAL

Practice materials as a group – includes playing as a section, soloing, and tightening music for the final concert.

THEORY

Group Sessions: Groups based on skill level, with focus on improving foundations of music theory

LUNCH BREAK
Noon-12:30pm
SECTIONALS

Break into individual groups with instruction in saxophone, trumpets, trombone, guitar, piano, bass, and drum.

JAZZ HISTORY

Introduction to different periods of jazz, major musicians during each time period, and listen to music from each period.

FULL BAND REHEARSAL

Practice materials as a group – includes playing as a section, soloing, and tightening music for the final concert.