JazzArts Charlotte is offering a Latin Jazz Youth Orquesta 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 Thursday evenings from February 24th to May 26th, 2022, 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 February 10th and 17th, 2022. Space is limited. Registration deadline is February 9th.
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.