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Summer Jazz Workshop

Drake University Community School of Music hosts a Jazz Combo Workshop 

July 12-17, 2020

  • Students entering grades 9-12 are invited to join musicians from New York, Nebraska and Iowa for a week of jazz immersion.
  • Daily classes, held on the Drake University campus, will include improvisation, jazz theory, ear training, instrumental masterclasses, combo rehearsals and jam sessions with faculty.
  • Final combo performances for friends, fmaily and jazz enthusiasts will be held Friday evening at Noce Jazz and Cabaret, followed by a perfromance by the Nate Sparks Big Band. 
  • Cost of this premier Summer Jazz Workshop is $295.  Registration link coming soon.  Deadline to register is June 15, 2020. 
COVID-19 Note

Unfortunately, with the current events surrounding the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Jazz Combo Workshop for 2020 has been canceled.  We will begin plans for a Jazz Combo Workshop for the summer of 2021.  Check back for updates! 


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