Day: April 27, 2016

Scene Wednesday: Writers Conferences & A Jazz Workshop

April 27 / 16 Hello! Three, yes, three things to share with you today. Two in literature, one in jazz. Read on…… (cred: Vermont Jazz Center)    Vermont Jazz Center Workshop 41st Annual Summer Jazz Workshops – 2016 August 7th -13th Our Putney campus offers comfortable accommodations and delicious food. Facilities include ample classrooms, grand pianos and an inviting performance space. Recreational options include hiking, cycling, swimming and tennis. Each year, the VJC hosts about 40 instrumental and 20 vocal participants from around the world for a challenging, invigorating weeklong summer workshop. The program is set up so that participants can focus intensively on the music: learning opportunities include classes in theory, composition and arranging, vocal studies, ensembles, listening, master-classes and jam sessions. The VJC summer workshop provides participants the opportunity to study in small groups with world-class faculty. Students and faculty live, study, and eat on the same campus, so there is plenty of time for interaction and personal attention. A warmth pervades the experience for all, and there is a strong feeling of …