To register for JAIE complete the form below and when finished clicks the “submit” button. The registration fee of $530.00 can be paid in two installments of $265.00. If paid by Visa or MasterCard, the second installment will be automatically charged to your credit card at the beginning of the second semester. If you elect to pay by check the first installment is $353.00 and the second installment due on or before the beginning of the second semester is $177.00. We will hold your reservation for 7 days and will confirm your reservation upon receipt of your check.

Checks should be made payable to The Jazz Academy of Music and should be mailed to:

P.O. Box 6744
Silver Spring, MD. 20916-6744
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All notices of withdrawal and request for refund must be made in writing. You may e-mail your request to iambush@jazzacademy.org or fax to 301-563-9330.

Cancellations for any reason 14 days or more prior to the start of JAIE rehearsals are eligible for 50% refund and minus the $75 processing fee.

CANCELLATION REQUESTS FOR ANY REASON, LESS THAN 14 DAYS PRIOR TO THE START OF JAIE REHEARSALS WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR A REFUND. ONCE REGISTERED AND INITIAL PAYMENT IS RECEIVED THEN THE STUDENT IS COMMITTED FOR THE FULL TERM AND THE FINAL FULL BALANCE IS DUE ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 21, 2015.

SLIGO LOCATION
Sligo Middle School
1401 Dennis Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20902

Class begins: 10/1/14 at 5:45pm

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Notices

Jazz Academy
Orchestra Auditions:

The Jazz Academy of Music will be holding auditions for all instruments and vocal slots available in the award winning Jazz Academy Orchestra (JAO).

Sept. 10th from 5pm - 9pm
and
Sept. 13 from 10am - 6pm


Returning JAO students

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Current JAO members do not have to audition but must indicate their intentions to return by completing the registration form no later than September 6, 2014.

News

Jazz Academy
Introductory Ensemble

Starts October 1st

The best place for the young musician to start learning about Jazz music is the Jazz Academy Introductory Ensemble (JAIE). JAIE is for students who have never played jazz music and would like to learn how to read and play jazz. To be eligible for JAIE, students be at least 8 years of age and must have at least 1 year of study on their instrument. Many students in this group have basic to intermediate classical training and would like to develop jazz music skills. Students will learn and develop improvisational skills and will learn how to read and interpret basic jazz charts. This is a great starting point for those students that are not quite ready for JAE.

Class are every other Wednesday at 5:45pm beginning 10/1/2014 at Sligo Middle School; 1401 Dennis Ave; Silver Spring, MD.

Jazz Academy Ensemble (JAE)

Starts September 24th

Register now for the Jazz Academy Ensemble (JAE)! JAE is for young instrumental musicians that are interested in playing and performing Jazz music in a group setting. JAE develops improvisational skills and students learn to read and interpret jazz big band and combo charts. Students will perform advanced middle school and high school level music. To be eligible for JAE, students must be able to meet the entrance requirement. To meet the entrance requirement students must be able to play the Bb and F concert scales and must be able to play proficiently the jazz etude.

CLICK HERE ... this is a self-test. Students who can meet the requirements should sign up for JAE. Students who are not yet proficient in these skills are encouraged to sign up for JAIE. Students who have attended at least one JAM Camp session or are currently in JAE are exempt from the entrance requirement and need not take the self test.

Class are every other Wednesday at 5:45pm beginning 9/24/2014 at Sligo Middle School; 1401 Dennis Ave; Silver Spring, MD.

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