with the same 'dream team'!
2024 JAZZ SUMMER COURSE
for Instrumentalists and Vocalists aged 14+ (no upper age limit)
18-24 August 2024 - University of Chichester
The course is suitable for all players, from improvers to advanced. A good basic command of the instrument is necessary. The course is not suitable for instrumental or vocal novices. If in doubt, contact Course Director Ursula Malewski at firstname.lastname@example.org. Students under the age of 14 may be accepted in exceptional circumstances.
The course is led by some of the most respected and accomplished tutors in the UK who have many years experience both as teachers and musicians of international repute.
Teaching is of the highest standard and numbers are capped to ensure individual attention is given to all students. The course offers intensive learning in an environment with like-minded people.
For students intending to apply Music Schools, Academies and Conservatoires we offer audition preparation and mock audition, lead by Music Academy professors.
Teaching rooms and Jazz Club have mostly grand pianos provided by Steinway & Sons. We are also able to offer the use of drum kits, amps, vibraphone, marimba, double bass and harp.
Courses are held at University of Chichester, College Lane, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6PE and fees are fully inclusive with no hidden extras
There are 6 teaching rooms - 1 vocal, 5 instrumental - all equipped with with pianos (7 grands, 1 upright), bass amps, drums, guitar amps. Numbers are capped to 5 trios plus frontline, each having their own room for small band sessions.
Why choose a residential course?
On campus accommodation
Minutes walk to teaching rooms
Full jazz immersion with like-minded musicians
Opportunity to form bands
Nightly performances by students
Student concert for family and friends
Fully inclusive fees
Ursula Malewski (Vocals) – Educator, Course Director and Founder of Mehr Clef
Lee Gibson (Vocals) – Former Senior Professor for Jazz at Guildhall School of Music
Norma Winston (Vocal Masterclass) - Acknowledged as one of Britain's greatest Jazz Singers
Kate Williams (Piano) – Professor for Jazz at Guildhall School of Music
Rick Simpson (Piano) - Composer, Arranger and award winning Pianist
Ed Rice (Piano) - Teacher and Vocal Accompanist
Alan Barnes (Sax) – Multi-award winning international Jazz Musician, Composer and Arranger
Matt Sulzmann (Sax) - Innovative and experienced Jazz Musician and Teacher
Stan Sulzmann (Sax/Flute) - Fellow of Royal Academy and Birmingham Conservatoire, Teacher at Guildhall and Trinity Laban
Mark Hodgson (Bass) - Jazz Professor at Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham
Martin France (Drums) – Professor for Jazz at Royal Academy of Music
Course fee £1,250 - inclusive of tuition, single en-suite accommodation, dinner, breakfast, coffee/tea/biscuits, WiFi, on-Campus Parking.
Students may bring non-playing partners.
2024 Application Form