Jazz Summer School with Professor Tommy Smith (for ages 12 – 17)
This 5-day summer school, led by internationally renowned teachers, recording artists and performers
This five-day summer school, led by internationally renowned teachers, recording artists and performers including RCS Head of Jazz, Professor Tommy Smith, aims to inspire young musicians to focus on creativity, performance and composition, whilst offering specific instrumental guidance on the fundamentals of improvisation.
This course will benefit young musicians between the ages of 12 and 17 who are beginning to develop their skills in spontaneous composition and jazz improvisation in a jazz context and want to take their playing to the next level.
This intensive summer school aims to inspire young musicians focusing on group performance, whilst offering specific instrumental guidance on key elements of improvisation and performance.
Participants receive masterclasses on their instruments, concerts by the all-star tutors (Alyn Cosker, Mario Caribe, Paul Harrison and Kevin Mackenzie), jazz theory classes and much more.
At the end of the week you will take part in a public group sharing performance in a Royal Conservatoire venue for your family and friends.
Dates: 29 July 2019 - 2 August 2019
Time: 10am - 5pm