Brubeck Living Legacy is delighted to announce the formation of Brubeck Jazz Summit in partnership with with Classical Tahoe and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. …
Some of the most talented young jazz musicians on the planet training with a faculty of top jazz professionals – in Lake Tahoe
The Brubeck Jazz Summit is a one-week, intensive educational program in jazz performance for thirty exceptionally talented students from throughout the world with faculty, guest artists and master teachers as a living legacy of the musician and international statesman, Dave Brubeck.
Sunday July 19th– Friday July 25th, 2020
Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, Lake Tahoe
We invite aspiring young jazz artists from around the globe to apply to join us for a life-changing week of apprenticeship in combo rehearsals, workshops masterclasses, jam sessions and performances with artists chosen from an all-star faculty roster. Brass players (trumpet/trombone), saxophonists, guitarists, pianists, bassists, drummers and vocalists are all encouraged to apply.
From Chris Brubeck of Brubeck Living Legacy —“With our partners at Classical Tahoe, the Brubeck family is excited to bring the Brubeck Jazz Summit to Lake Tahoe. Our vision is to continue Dave and Iola Brubeck’s legacy of promoting awareness, interest and the understanding of jazz and its vital role in American and international culture.”
From Artistic Director, Simon Rowe — “As former Executive Director of the Brubeck Institute, I am delighted to perpetuate the values of Dave Brubeck, by gathering elite faculty drawn from the roster of the Roots, Jazz and American Music Program at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, for a week of intensive mentorship with a cast of talented young jazz musicians from around the world.”
Online Applications open on September 15, 2019
The Brubeck Jazz Summit accepts online applications from talented, accomplished, and highly motivated students who are ENTERING their sophomore, junior or senior years in high school. Graduating seniors are also eligible to apply.