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Classes and Workshops

Classes and Workshops at the Jazz Academy are designed to engage all ages and skill levels. From Offstage at the Jazz Academy guest artist interviews to music-making workshops and activities, there is sure to be a fun program for everyone!


Singing Solo and Fronting the Band – Vocal Lab

Led By:
Rachel Sepulveda and Tony Bonardi
Date & Time:
Thursdays, June 2 – July 14, 6-8pm
Final Performance on July 14th (Time tbd)
Fee:
$125 for Jazz Academy members
$150 for new participants
Register By:
Monday, May 30, 2016

Description:

For high school through adult with fundamental singing experience.

Have you ever dreamed of being the lead singer fronting a band? Well, now is your chance! Join Rachel and Tony as they explore the key components of singing with a combo, from stylizing to repertoire, from singing technique to communicating and performing with confidence. You will have the experience of singing jazz, pop, rock, R&B and beyond. You’ll also perform the song of your choice with a live trio during your 7 weeks singing solo and fronting the band!


Columbus Community Jazz Band

Led By:
Pete Mills
Date & Time:
Thursdays, July 7 – August 11, 7-9pm
Final Performance at JazZoo on August 12 (Time tbd)
Fee:
$75 for Jazz Academy members
$100 for new participants
Register By:
Friday, July 1, 2016

Description:

For instrumentalists with fundamental experience on Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Guitar, Piano, Bass or Drum Set.

The Columbus Community Jazz Band is the chance for anyone who has played an instrument to get back in the swing of things! Led by CJO saxophonist Pete Mills, you will have the chance to practice and perform fun arrangements of our favorite jazz tunes while developing your sound and technique. Additionally, the CCJB will perform live as the opening act for the Columbus Jazz Orchestra at JazZoo. All CCJO members will receive free admission to the JazZoo show that night, and an invitation backstage to meet the Columbus Jazz Orchestra members after the show!