Litchfield Jazz Camp

Summer is quickly approaching, and if you haven’t yet made plans to continue your jazz education, it’s not too late! We have a list of summer music camps here, but we’d like to let you know about the Litchfield Jazz Camp held at Canterbury School in New Milford, Connecticut.

The camp hosts 1-5 week sessions directed by jazz greats such as saxophonist Don Braden, with other staff including Russ Johnson, Claudio Roditi, Avery Sharpe, Gary Smulyan, Matt Wilson, Dave Stryker, Claire Daly and many more.

The sessions are held as following:

  • Session 1: July 6 – 11
  • Session 2: July 13 – 18
  • Session 3: July 20 – 25
  • Session 4: July 27 – August 1
  • Session 5: August 3 – August 8

The school accepts vocal an instrumental students ages 12 and up, providing them with opportunities to perform as part of concerts, jam sessions and gigs around town. They also have to opportunity to take part in the Litchfield Jazz Festival in Goshen, Connecticut at the conclusion of the camp from August 8-10.

Apply on-line

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Email or call 860-361-6285 with any questions

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Published on: June 16, 2014

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