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Summer Jazz

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Learn together with the world-renowned School of Music Jazz Studies faculty

 Sunday, July 31 - Saturday, August 6, 2022

Immerse yourself in an innovative week of music making with the world-renowned DePaul School of Music Jazz Studies faculty! This program offers serious jazz students an invaluable chance to work closely with the outstanding professional musicians of the Jazz Studies program including Dana Hall, drums and cymbals, Scott Burns, saxophones, Dennis Carroll​, bass, Scott Hesse, guitar, Chad McCullough, trumpet, Kathryn Sherman, jazz vocals, and Jim Trompeter, piano.

Spend the week in the state-of-the-art Holtschneider Performance Center participating in ensemble rehearsals, sectional rehearsals, masterclasses, instrument specific sessions, jazz listening, theory and improvisation sessions, and private instruction for each student. During the week, experience an off-site trip to hear jazz in a Chicago club and enjoy fellowship with faculty members and other participants over a group meal. The week will culminate in a series of concerts performed by students and faculty. 

Rising high school sophomore, junior and senior music students are encouraged to apply.  ​

Application deadline is March 15, 2022. ​​ Applications will open soon. Email ​to be placed on mailing list to be notified when applications are open. 

Tuition for the program is $1,295 (non-credit) for all students. 

Limited on-campus shared housing is available for $550 for the duration of the program. In the application, please select if you would like to receive more information about housing

Application deadline is March 15, 2022. Students will be informed of acceptance to summer workshops by Friday, April 15, 2022. Total fees for the program are $1,295 for program only and $550 for housing. A non-refundable 50% deposit for participation will be due by Monday, May 2, 2022. Remaining 50% will be due four weeks prior to the program start date. Payment instructions will be communicated upon acceptance.

Please feel free to email directly with any further questions.