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Exciting educational programs designed for children and adults, aspiring musicians and experienced singers, and instrumentalists. Workshops, master classes, digital labs, jazz appreciation, lectures, and more.

A limited number of full and partial need-based scholarships are available to all SFJAZZ Education programs. For more information, please email scholarships@SFJAZZ.org or call 415.283.0343.

Koret Discover Jazz

Jazz history, live performance, classic audio and exciting video make Koret Discover Jazz the most distinctive jazz appreciation courses available for adults.

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Koret Discover Jazz

Jazz history, live performance, classic audio and exciting video make Koret Discover Jazz the most distinctive jazz appreciation courses available for adults.

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Digital Lab Program

The SFJAZZ Digital Lab offers an array of instruction in digital music production, including theory and musicianship, MIDI basics, notation skills, sequencing and audio recording as well as basic introduction to the digital workstation environment. Our intimate Digital Lab space is ideally suited to providing small-group instruction with top-notch faculty in a state-of-the-art environment.

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Digital Lab Program

The SFJAZZ Digital Lab offers an array of instruction in digital music production, including theory and musicianship, MIDI basics, notation skills, sequencing and audio recording as well as basic introduction to the digital workstation environment. Our intimate Digital Lab space is ideally suited to providing small-group instruction with top-notch faculty in a state-of-the-art environment.

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SFJAZZ Free Summer Workshops

For high school and advanced middle school jazz musicians.

July 14th - Theory, Ear Training, and Sight-Reading with Sarah Cline
July 21st - Improvisation with Kristen Strom
July 28th - Jazz Band Skills for Middle Schoolers with Sarah Cline
August 11th - Audition Skills with Paul Contos

​SFJAZZ Summer Workshops are FREE to all students in grades 6-12. Taught by leading Bay Area jazz educators, each workshop is designed to improve core musicianship skills including improvisation, sight-reading, audition preparation, and more! Sign up today, as space is limited.

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SFJAZZ Free Summer Workshops

For high school and advanced middle school jazz musicians.

July 14th - Theory, Ear Training, and Sight-Reading with Sarah Cline
July 21st - Improvisation with Kristen Strom
July 28th - Jazz Band Skills for Middle Schoolers with Sarah Cline
August 11th - Audition Skills with Paul Contos

​SFJAZZ Summer Workshops are FREE to all students in grades 6-12. Taught by leading Bay Area jazz educators, each workshop is designed to improve core musicianship skills including improvisation, sight-reading, audition preparation, and more! Sign up today, as space is limited.

SIGN UP

AUG 4–5 | 6th Annual

SFJAZZ World Drum Weekend

SFJAZZ Education welcomes master percussionists from around the globe each year to celebrate the power of the drum. This summer we celebrate the music and musicians of Cuba, and highlight drumming in both sacred and secular traditions. Students are encouraged to bring their own drums to class; some instruments will be provided. Recommended minimum age for youth is 12.

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AUG 4–5 | 6th Annual

SFJAZZ World Drum Weekend

SFJAZZ Education welcomes master percussionists from around the globe each year to celebrate the power of the drum. This summer we celebrate the music and musicians of Cuba, and highlight drumming in both sacred and secular traditions. Students are encouraged to bring their own drums to class; some instruments will be provided. Recommended minimum age for youth is 12.

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