UNO Jazz Camp featuring the Jim Widner Big Band
Jazz Camp Information
The dates for the 2017 camp will be June 11-16.
Registered campers click here for final camp details.
Click here for the Jazz Camp Brochure and Registration Form.
What to bring:
- Instruments including practice amps and cymbals
- Folding Music Stand
- Students will need lunch or money for lunch in the Food Court
Fees and Tuition
Student Tuition Fee is $330* for all five days. The fee includes an opportunity to work with professional musicians for five days in a variety of settings including:
- Theory Classes
- Improvisation Classes
- Group Listening
- Six concerts with the Jim Widner Big Band
- A limited number of partial scholarships are available
- Contact Dr. Peter Madsen for more information at 402.554.2297 or firstname.lastname@example.org by May 1
All Jim Widner Big Band Concerts are open to the public. A $10 ticket is good for one or all concerts. Tickets are required for the Friday night concert.
- Sunday | 7:00 P.M.
- Monday-Thursday | 3:30 P.M.
- Friday | 6:30 P.M.
Sunday, June 12
|1:00 P.M.||Registration, Auditions, and Placement Exams|
|6:45 P.M.||Camp Meeting|
|7:00 P.M.||Jim Widner Big Band Concert|
Monday-Friday, June 13-17
|8:30 - 9:20 A.M.||Ear Training Class|
|9:30 - 10:50 A.M.||Jazz Ensemble Rehearsal or History|
|11:00 - 11:50 A.M.||Masterclasses|
|12:00 - 12:50 P.M.||Lunch|
|1:00 - 1:50 P.M.||Improvisation Class|
|2:00 - 3:20 P.M.||Jazz Ensemble Rehearsal or History|
|3:30 - 4:30 P.M.||Jim Widner Big Band Concert|
|4:30 P.M.||Camp Concludes|
On Friday classes conclude at 3:20 P.M. and the final concert will begin at 6:30 P.M.
Students will perform as the opening act for the internationally known Jim Widner Big Band in the Strauss Performing Arts Center Recital Hall at 6:30 P.M. on Friday, June 17. Family members, teachers and friends are encouraged to come support the students as they demonstrate their improved skills and share a concert with one of today's hottest jazz bands!
Kim Richmond, Roger Neumann, Chip McNeill,
Gary Anderson and Darren Pettit
John Harner, Jason Johnson, Mike Vax and Dave Scott
Scott Whitfield, Brett Stamps, Pete Madsen and Steve Wilson
Ken Kehner, Rod Fleeman, Gary Hobbs and Jim Widner