2024 SUMMER PROGRAMS

Welcome to SUMMER at the JAZZ HOUSE! For over 20 years, JAZZ HOUSE KiDS has brought award-winning programming that engages and excites students, promotes harmony and collaboration and builds musicianship. The JAZZ HOUSE welcomes instrumental and vocal students of all levels, ages 12 to 18, from beginners to pre-professionals headed to the nation’s stop college music programs.

JAZZ HOUSE SUMMER SESSIONS

JUNE + JULY

JOiN US  for 6 weeks @ JAZZ HOUSE Montclair for weekly small ensembles, vocal + electives featuring the compositions of jazz’s iconic composers! We welcome all students 12 and older (all levels) to immerse yourself in the music of these legendary composers and learn the improvised language they used to create their unique sound.
Summer
Big Band

SUMMER WORKSHOP

August 5 – AUGUST 17

The award-winning intensive session immerses instrumental and vocal students ages 12-18 of all levels in top-notch instruction to develop key skills, enhance knowledge in fundamentals and the art of jazz performance. Highlights include masterclasses, small group and big band ensembles, mentoring and jam sessions with professional musicians, history and culture, composition and film scoring. Final performance at the MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL.

ADULT SUMMER CLASSES

JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Summer Programming for ADULT instrumentalists of all levels. YOUR INNER MUSICIAN IS CALLING YOU! IN-PERSON two adult ensembles: improv core classes for beginners and advaned students. Four weekly online deep -dive electives: Music Production, Film Scoring, Drum Shed, and more!

Adult Jazz Classes - Montclair, NJ

SUMMER FACULTY

STAFF

CHRISTIAN McBRIDE
Artistic Director

TED CHUBB
Summer Managing Director

GALO INGA
ALEX LAURENZI

LARGE ENSEMBLES

ABRAHAM BURTON
NATHAN EKLUND
ABEL MIRELES

TRUMPET

TED CHUBB
MARCUS PRINTUP

GUITAR

CHARLIE SIGLER

WOODWINDS

MARIO BANKS

PRODUCTION + RECORDING

LEE HOGANS

PIANO/ THEORY/ COMPOSITION

ALEXIS CUADRADO
KELLY GREEN
OSCAR PEREZ
MICHELE ROSEWOMAN
RADAM SCHWARTZ
HELEN SUNG

TROMBONE

DAVID GIBSON

SAXOPHONE

MIKE LEE
ED PALERMO
LAUREN SEVIAN
CAMILLE THURMAN
BRUCE WILLIAMS

BASS

CHRISTIAN McBRIDE
ANDY McKEE

DRUMS

ALVESTER GARNETT
BILLY HART

HISTORY + CULTURE

LOVETT HINES
ASHLEY KAHN

VOCAL

AMY LONDON
DYLAN PRAMUK

*Faculty subject to change

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