Join TISJA 2009, the ultimate jazz learning experience this summer in Taipei! One of the premier summer jazz education programs in Asia, the annual Taipei International Summer Jazz Academy is planning for its 6th year and larger scale, recruiting even higher-level jazz sensations from all over Asia to participate, and had helped many talented local jazz musicians to develop more on their musical styles and musicianship. Learn with International Jazz Masters who are not only fantastic players but also great teachers !¡±without distance!¡L for Jazz Improvisation, Instrument & Vocal Techniques, Ensemble Playing, Workshops, Master Classes, Theory Lessons, Career Advices and Jam Sessions every night for a complete 1 week! Various Concerts, Carnivals & Festival will follow too! 07.19~07.25 Learn with Real Jazz Masters only in Taipei! Chi-pin Hsieh (Taiwan) !V Violin & Strings, Musical Director Kai-ya Chang (Taiwan) !V Piano & Education Director David Linx (Belgium) !V Voice John Beasley (USA) !V Piano & Synthesizer Joachim Schoenecker (Germany) !V Guitar Bert Joris (Belgium) !V Trumpet John Allred (USA) !V Trombone, Baritone, Euphonium, Tuba John Ruocco (USA) !V Saxophone & Woodwinds Bart De Nolf (Belgium) !V Bass Mimi Verderame (Italy) !V Drums Peter Van Marle (Netherlands) !V Latin Styles In addition to the courses traditionally offered in the summer jazz academy program, this year TISJA will introduce New Orleans style ensemble first-time-ever regionally, alongside with the Latin percussion ensemble and Jazz Big Band training. These styles will be taught in ensembles, lectures, workshops and performed in faculty and student concert programs. Further, for the first-timers, more basic courses will be added. The advanced courses include Modern jazz, Latin, African style, Funk, Soul and R&B ensembles & etc. The master workshop is also present during the camp.
Apply Now for Audition by Post before May 8th or Live Audition on May 17th in Taipei! !V July 19th to July 25th !V Music Department of Shih Chien University, Taipei City, Taiwan !V May 8th 2009 (Extension will be announced if needed) 1. Those interested in jazz music playing above 16 years of age and reside in Taiwan or Asia (1) Young musicians interested in learning professional jazz playing (2) Teachers or students of classic music interested in jazz music (3) Music educators lack of formal music training (4) Professional pop musicians and teachers of the music school (5) Students and professional musicians from throughout Asia 2. Category Brass (Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Euphonium, Tuba) Woodwinds (Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax, Clarinet, Flute) Strings (Violin, Viola, Cello) Piano Guitar Double Bass & Electric Bass Drums Latin Percussion (Congas, Timbales...& etc.) Voice (Male & Female) Miscellaneous Instruments !]Harmonica, Accordion, Vibraphone, Oboe, and Bassoon!KPlease write to ask) More info on Faculty, Courses, Requirements!K& etc, please visit www.taipeijazz.com or the Official Blog of TIJS2009 at blog.yam.com/tijs2009en Organized by TIJEPA (Taipei International Jazz Education & Promotion Asscociation) 2009 Taipei International Jazz Season !V Jazz be there! 05.07~07.25 http://blog.yam.com/tijs2009 [Introduction To Jazz: A Course of Lectures] [Taipei International Summer Jazz Academy] [Taipei International Jazz Festival]