Precollege Program

(Updated October 31, 2018)

A weekly Saturday program open by audition for all teenagers aged 12 to 18 serious about studying jazz


Includes classes on

  • Improvisation
  • Ear training
  • Music theory
  • Composition/arranging
  • Jazz history/styles/analysis
  • Performance combos


Saturday May 4, 2019 along with others as schedule permits.


A 14-week program designed around the busy teenage musician schedule of marching band and TMEA events. The program begins Saturday January 26, with 14 weeks of class (excluding Allstate Jazz weekend April 13 2019).


9 to 10class
10:15 to 11:15class
11:15 to 12lunch
12 to 2ensemble
2 to 3lessons (optional)