JAZZ HOUSE goes to college


JOiN US for a three-part information series each fall and learn how to evaluate and apply to music schools. Through a series of workshops, panel discussions, and an alumni Q+A followed by a jazz-focused college fair with department heads from top performing music schools.

JAZZ HOUSE goes to college
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JAZZ HOUSE goes to college

Attention Parents and Students — Thank you for your interest in JAZZ HOUSE Goes to College. At this time we are at capacity for in-person attendance for the Nov. 4 event. Please email Nadia at ndavis@jazzhousekids.org to be added to our waitlist. We will also provide a Zoom link for remote attendance if an in-person reservation does not open up. Thank you for your continued support of JAZZ HOUSE KiDS.

JOiN US for our Annual College Fair + Careers in Music Day!

JAZZ HOUSE KiDS is proud to present our annual program, JAZZ HOUSE Goes to College, a day-long event of action-oriented workshops, panel discussions and college fair with top universities from across the nation for high school musicians and their families. A must-attend for anyone considering studying music!

New this year! JAZZ HOUSE Goes to College is part of our Giant Steps Careers in Music segment, which helps the next generation build networks and pathways for successful careers on stage as well as fields beyond the bandstand.


  • 10:00 AM | Doors open; continental breakfast
  • 10:30 AM | Opening remarks; keynote speaker
  • Part I: Careers in Music
    • 10:45 – 11:45 AM | Careers on Stage
    • 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM | Careers off Stage
    • 12:45 – 1:30 PM | Lunch + Networking Mixer
  • Part II: College Fair
    • 1:30- 2:45 PM | College Panel Discussion
    • 3:00 – 4:00 PM | Break out Sessions (students + parents)
    • 4:00 – 5:00 PM | College Fair

Get to Know the Schools

  • City College of New York
  • The Juilliard School of Music
  • Manhattan School of Music
  • Montclair State University, Cali School of Music
  • New Jersey City University
  • New York University
  • Northwestern University
  • Oberlin Conservatory
  • The Ohio State University
  • Princeton University
  • Rutgers University
  • San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • SUNY Purchase
  • Temple University
  • The New School
  • University of Miami, Frost School of Music
  • University of North Texas
  • William Paterson University