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High School Jazz Workshop

July 13 - 18, 2014 • GRADES 9-12

Music Camp Jazz StudentsThe KU Jazz Workshop, under the supervision of Dan Gailey, KU Professor and Director of Jazz Studies, is an exciting week of instruction in all aspects of jazz, with special emphasis placed on small group performance. The workshop faculty includes outstanding performers and teachers from around the United States offering personal instruction in jazz improvisation, combos, big band, jazz history, and jazz theory. Student and faculty concerts and jam sessions offer students at all levels the chance to perform and grow in improvisational, small group, and ensemble playing. The workshop is open to students entering 9th - graduating 12th grades.


$375 commuter, $620 resident (by June 27)
$420 commuter, $665 resident (after June 27)

Download the 2014 KU Jazz Workshop Parent Handbook

2014 KU Jazz Workshop Parent Handbook (pdf)


Registration is now closed for the 2014 KU Jazz Workshop


Once you have submitted the online registration form above, please complete the Midwestern Music Camp Payment Form below and mail or fax it in with your payment.

Midwestern Music Camp Payment Form (pdf)

Midwestern Music Camp Payment Forms can be submitted via fax and mail only.
Fax to: 785-864-5866
Mail to: 
Midwestern Music Camp
460 Murphy Hall
1530 Naismith Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045

Do not email payments as this is not secure.


The line-up of faculty for the 2014 Jazz Workshop will be available soon.

Dan Gailey - Jazz Workshop Director, KU Director of Jazz Studies
Please note, faculty may be subject to change.

2014 MMC Parent Handbooks

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