Youth Training: JM Jazz World Orchestra 2019

Location: Croatia

Dates: 03/02/2019

Participating countries: All countries

Organizer: Jeunesses Musicales International

Apply here: Application form

Deadline to apply: 03/02/2019

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Costs: Free

The JM Jazz World Orchestra is a project launched by Jeunesses Musicales International giving the opportunity to young musicians from all around the world to take part in training sessions, workshops and finally in a concert tour as a member of the JM Jazz Orchestra.

This year JM Jazz World is organised together with Jeunesses Musicales Croatia (JM Croatia).
The session will begin with rehearsals in Groznjan, Croatia, followed by a concert/festival tour.
The project will be under the artistic leadership of Luis Bonilla (USA), a California raised, Costa Rican trombonist, composer and arranger.

The programme is open to musicians between the ages of 18 and 26 playing: saxophone, trombone, trumpet, horn, tuba, guitar, bass, drums, percussion, piano and vocals.
How to apply
Participants should complete the application form, attaching the following documents:
– a full CV with information about faculty of music, academy and school of music, and experience acquired as a jazz musician;
– a written recommendation from a music teacher professor or similar;
– a signed statement from either your parents, yourself, university, school or a JMI National Member or Associate Section, stating that their travel costs to and from the tour will be covered;
– links to videos with them performing at least 2 different pieces: a theme and an improvisation. The candidates need to be clearly heard, with an important soloist part.

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