INSTRUMENTAL JAZZ ACADEMY @ TRINITY

Mondays + Wednesdays: 3:30 -7:30 PM

The Instrumental Jazz Academy is among the nation’s top pre-collegiate instrumental training programs for serious-minded advanced students. Students will work with world-class jazz artists in weekly semi-private lessons, small ensembles, and Big Band to develop their skills and musical voice.

Big BAnd History and Culture

Take your musicianship to the next level!

Many of our alums go on to attend world-class conservatories and prestigious academic institutions with significant merit-based music scholarships and are recognized on today’s jazz scene as tomorrow’s rising stars. Musicians will have opportunities to perform for the Trinity Youth community and in public concerts. Emerging musicians with one or more years playing an instrument are invited to audition for the Instrumental Jazz Academy at Trinity.

Instrumental Jazz academy
SMALL ENSEMBLES

Mondays, 5:00 – 6:15 PM
Students will receive extensive instruction on small ensemble performances and theory giving them a stronger understanding of the language of improvisation.

IMPROVISATION

Mondays, 6:30 – 7:30 PM
This improv session will develop the student’s theory and give them a stronger understanding of the language of improvisation.

BIG BAND / HISTORY + CULTURE

Wednesdays, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
This class provides students with expansive instruction in a Big Band setting, playing a wide variety of intricate arrangements and music from legendary jazz composers. Students also participate in cultural sessions where special guest artists and jazz historians take a deep dive in the history of America’s original musical art form coming from the African-American experience.

2022 YEAR-END APPEAL

AN INSTRUMENT FOR CHANGE!

Through jazz, we provide world-class access, learning, career development + community building.