Workshop 2017-04-21T16:28:46+00:00

Professional Players Teaching Jazz
To Our Next Generation

Students with musical abilities and an interest in jazz are welcome at “Hoagy’s Workshop,” an educational component of the Elkhart Jazz Festival. Workshop instructors will cover two afternoons at Elkhart Central High School. Students will be welcomed to the stage to perform with the pros at the free EJF All-Stars Jam during the festival’s opening ceremony – the first Main Street Stage session, June 23, 2017.

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Tomorrow’s Talent

The goals for students attending will be the development of solo and ensemble skills in a fun environment. Education will emphasize improvisation.

Sessions:
Wednesday, June 21 through Thursday, June 22 – All days begin with lunch from 12:15 to 12:55. Classes begin at 1:00 p.m. and will run with two short breaks until as late as 5:30.

Location:
Elkhart Central High School, 1 Blazer Blvd., Elkhart.

Cost:
$20 per student. See online payment option below or Pay by check in advance by mailing to Elkhart Festivals Inc., Attn: Hoagy’s Workshop, 410 S. Main St., Elkhart, IN 46516.

Sponsors:
Community Foundation of Elkhart County, Conn-Selmer, Ludwig, Kem Krest, Elkhart Municipal Band Foundation, and Elkhart Community Schools, along with media partner The Globe 91.1 WGCS-FM.

Student Information
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Instructors

Rob Parton

Trumpet

Terry Myers

Reeds

Bill Allred

Trombone

Terry Lower

Piano

Howard Alden

Guitar

Eddie Metz Jr.

 Drums

Frank Tate

Bass

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