Junior Guildhall Jazz Programme

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Key information:

Art form:
1 March 2024 for September 2024 entry
Level of study:
Short Courses & Summer Schools, Workshops & Saturday Centres (under 18)
Mode of study:
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About the Jazz Programme

Designed for specialist jazz musicians, Junior Guildhall's Jazz Programme, run by Jonathan Taylor and Oliver Weston, delivers a full understanding of jazz performance. 

This holistic and structured programme, with timetables tailored to individual student needs, provides young musicians with the ideal environment and expert individual and ensemble tuition required to develop their skills and grounding in jazz.

All students follow a core course of compulsory activities (two lessons on the first study instrument, Jazz Ensemble, Big Band and Musical Awareness classes) as well as a number of optional classes that are common to Music Course students. Some individual lessons are delivered from 5pm on a week day.

Useful Information

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Finance and Funding

Guildhall is committed to ensuring that the cost of tuition should not deter you from applying. Find out more about the fees and funding options available.

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Visit Us

We welcome visitors on most Saturdays by arrangement and provide an individually tailored timetable to allow applicants to experience a typical day in the life of a Junior Guildhall student.

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Much of who we are and what we do is shaped by collaboration. We are always looking for ways to collaborate, and we have established a number of partnerships to enhance the Junior Guildhall student experience.

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Student Welfare

The well-being of our students is a prerequisite for their success. Staff are required to undertake regular safeguarding training, which is part of our safeguarding culture at Junior Guildhall.

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