JAZZ INSTRUCTION, PROGRAMS & EVENTS
YOUTH SMALL ENSEMBLES
High school and middle school students receive jazz instruction from the area’s top musicians who are also committed educators. Ensembles have opportunities to perform in the community at top jazz clubs. An hour-long jazz theory class is included.
The MJI Annual Jazz Festival features top jazz artists and educators. Student ensembles receive feedback and compete for awards. Workshops and professional performances are offered throughout the day. Day passes are available for those of all ages in the community who wish to attend.
WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES FOR ALL AGES
We offer workshops on improvisation, instrument techniques, and jazz history for a variety of ages and levels. Jazz theory and improvisation classes are offered weekly throughout the year.