The Milestones Youth Jazz Workshop is a JazzFresno project providing jazz performance and education opportunities for the youth of the Central Valley. Their summer jazz camp will take place this year from June 15th through June 20th. The camp is for jazz musicians and aspiring jazz musicians alike, from those just entering middle school to college students 20 years and younger. The faculty is made up of outstanding jazz educators and musicians who will lead small group ensembles and provide master classes and instruction in jazz theory and improvisation for kids playing at every level.
New for 2015 is the addition of a vocal jazz program, headed up by jazz vocalist Karen Marguth
Serving as artist in residence will be Gilbert Castellanos, one of the nation’s premier jazz trumpeters and a fixture on the Southern California jazz scene. Castellanos will also perform in concert for the public.
Registration for the camp is now online! Register and pay by February 28 to save $50.