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 email@example.com 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!