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 5-10!
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Click here for FAQ's about the online registration process, which will be available in early 2022.
Registered campers please check this website frequently for updated final camp details, audition music, and the online Jazz Camp Theory Placement Exam.
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!
- A limited number of partial, need-based scholarships are available
- Omaha Public School students should contact their band director directly regarding a special UNOPS Jazz Camp Scholarship opportunity
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.
Sunday, June 5
|1:30 - 5:00 P.M.||Registration and Auditions. Students will be e-mailed an exact time for their audition.|
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|
|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 a nd 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!
For More Information
Call Dr. Pete Madsen at 402-554-2297 or e-mail email@example.com.