UNO Jazz Camp featuring the Jazz Camp All-Star Big Band.
The UNO Jazz Camp and the Jazz Camp All-Star Big Band have combined their efforts to bring you some of the top jazz educators and performers in the country. This big band camp is designed for enthusiastic instrumental students grades 7 and older to learn more about jazz theory, improvisation and performance.
Make plans now to attend the 2022 Camp June 6-10!
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Registration for the UNO Camp Camp is now OPEN! Click here to register.
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Registered campers please check this website frequently for updated final camp details, audition music, and the online Jazz Camp Theory Placement Exam.
The UNO Jazz Camp is a commuter camp only. Overnight accommodations are not provided.
Placement Auditions and Theory Placement Exams DUE MAY 31
Camp placements auditions will be submitted via video this year. Audition requirements and music can be accessed here. Video auditions are due by 11:59pm on May 31.
The online theory placement exam can be accessed here. The online theory placement exam is due by 11:59pm on May 31.
Jazz Camp Scholarship Assistance
Omaha Public School students interested in a special OPS Jazz Camp Scholarship Program please fill out this form first before registering. Scholarships will be applied through a discount code which will be e-mailed to recipients to use when registering.
Students from all other school districts interested in Jazz Camp Scholarship Assistance please fill out this form first before registering. Scholarships will be applied through a discount code which will be e-mailed to recipients to use when registering.
Online ticket sales for the final camp concert will be available by early May.
What to bring:
- Instruments including amps, drum kits and cymbals
- Folding Music Stand
- Students will need lunch or money for lunch in the Food Court
- Students are not allowed to leave campus for lunch
Fees and TuitionStudent tuition and fees are $400 after May 15. Prior to May 15 a $50 discount will be applied during checkout of the online registration process. Registration will close on June 1. The camp fee includes an opportunity to work with professional musicians for five days in a variety of settings including:
- Theory Classes
- Improvisation Classes
- Group Listening
- Five concerts with the Camp All-Star Big Band
Group DiscountsA $25 group discount will be applied if 10 or more students from the same school register by May 15!
Jazz Camp All-Star Big Band Concerts
The Jazz Camp All-Star Big Band will perform at 1:00pm Monday through Thursday. These concerts are free and open to the public.
Final Camp Concerts
The final camp concerts featuring all camp participants plus the Jazz Camp All-Star Big Band will take place at 4:30pm and 7:30pm on Friday. Tickets are required. A $10 ticket is good for one or both Friday concerts. Ticket sales will be online only. Parents will be notified on which concert their child will perform on Sunday night after auditions.
Monday-Friday, June 6-10
|8:00 A.M.||Meeting for ALL campers in the Strauss Concert Hall (Monday Only)|
|8:30 - 9:20 A.M.||Ear Training Class or College and Career Readiness|
|9:30 - 10:50 A.M.||Jazz Ensemble Rehearsal, Sectionals, or Listening Lab|
|11:00 - 11:50 A.M.||Masterclasses|
|12:00 - 12:50 P.M.||Lunch|
|1:00 - 1:50 P.M.||All-Star Big Band Concerts (The UNO Band will perform Friday at 1:00pm)|
|2:00 - 3:20 P.M.||Jazz Ensemble Rehearsal, Sectionals, or Listening Lab|
|3:30 - 4:30 P.M.||Improvisation Class|
|4:30 P.M.||Camp Concludes (Monday-Thursday)|
On Friday classes conclude at 3:20 P.M. and the final concerts will begin at 4:30 P.M. and 7:30 P.M.
Students will perform as the opening act for the Jazz Camp All-Star Big Band in the Strauss Performing Arts Center Concert Hall at 4:30 P.M. or 7:30 P.M. on Friday, June 10. 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!
Proposed Camp Faculty
For More Information
Call Dr. Pete Madsen at 402-554-2297 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.