JazzArts Charlotte is offering the Nuestro Tiempo Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble program to middle and high school students.
Students will play repertoire in a Latin Jazz orchestra and learn fundamentals, including clave rhythms, improvisational theory, Latin Jazz history and stage presence from renowned Latin Jazz educators.
The program will take place on Tuesday evenings from January 31st to May 2nd, 2023, at VAPA Center, 700 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte.
Students in grades 7-12 who have at least one year of experience with woodwinds, brass, percussion and rhythm section are encouraged to register and audition.
Auditions will take place January 17th and 24th, 2023. Space is limited.
Scholarships that cover the full cost of participation will be extended to all students who are accepted.
The program is made possible by Arts and Science Council and BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina.
More Youth Music Programs from JazzArts
JazzArts is offering other youth programs as well. Follow the links below to learn about each one.
JazzArts Academy Youth Ensemble & Workshops
Cost: $325 for the semester
JazzArts Summer Music Camp at UNC Charlotte
Cost: $325 for the summer