U-M Faculty Director: Professor Andrew Bishop
July 20 - August 2, 2014
Priority Deadline: February 14
The Jazz Institute is open to students in grades 9-11 during the 2013-2014 academic year. All instruments are welcome to apply. Class offerings include:
The application consists of three parts. (Applications are not complete until the application fee has been received.)
Note: Audition requirements for your specific instrument are listed below.
Upload a recording including the following three components:
Upload a recording including the following two components:
(Rhythm section players must be able to read the appropriate clefs for their instruments)
Upload a recording including the following components:
Demonstrate playing in the following styles:
(Optional) You may have one of your current music teachers (school teacher or private teacher) assess your work in a letter of recommendation. In addition to your musical abilities, the letter may discuss your personal characteristics such as initiative, dependability, and your commitment to increasing your musical skills. To invite a recommender, submit your recommender's email address, when prompted, on the audition upload link. Once you submit your audition (by selecting Final Submit), the recommender will receive a notification and link to use for sending your confidential recommendation. E-mailed submissions will not be accepted.
Priority deadline for all application/audition materials is February 14, 2014. Admission notifications for priority applicants will be e-mailed on March 28, 2014.
Late applications may be accepted while space is available, however priority will be given to applications received by the priority deadline. Admission and notification after the priority deadline will be on a rolling basis.
Decisions will not be given by phone.
Please visit the Tuition, Fees and Scholarships page for more information.
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