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2022 UNC Jazz Camp

Designed to be intensive, challenging, and inspiring, the UNC Jazz Camp is led by faculty from the University of Northern Colorado and special guests Don Aliquo, Clay Jenkins, and Paul McKee.

Be a part of student big bands, combos, vocal jazz ensembles, jazz master classes, jazz theory and listening classes, student jam sessions, nightly faculty group concerts, and a special performance by the Colorado Jazz Orchestra.

  • Previous band or jazz choir choir experience required, grades 7-12.
  • Students living in Greeley, CO may elect to attend as a commuter and pay the tuition only.
  • A $100 deposit or full payment is required to reserve your spot. 
  • After completing the registration form, your will be redirected to your portal where you can pay camp fees via credit card or bank account and sign the waiver forms. 

Questions about the 2022 Jazz Camp? Email PVAEvents@unco.edu

Located in Beautiful Greeley, Colorado

Spend 6 days on the beautiful UNC campus in Greeley, Colorado, playing jazz with friends, the UNC Jazz Faculty, and special guest artists. 

Camp Details

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Dates

July 10-15, 2022

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Location

Greeley, Colorado

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Cost

Tuition: $425

Room & Board: $325

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2022 Camp Details

  • Schedule

    Schedule

    **This is a draft schedule and is subject to change. For those making travel plans, the start time on Sunday and the end time on Friday will stay the same**

  • Room and Board

    Room and Board

    • The $325 Room and Board fee includes 5 nights double occupancy in Snyder Hall, 15 meals (starting with dinner on July 10 and ending with dinner on July 15) at Holmes Dining Hall, and parking.
      • Learn more about Nutrition, Dietician and Food Allergies while dining on campus 
    • Roomates will be assigned based on age and gender. If you would like to room with a specific student, please email PVAEvents@unco.edu
    • Students will be given a key card to access the residence hall and dining hall. Key Cards are $5 to replace and hard keys are $80.
  • Check-in & Check-out 

    Check-in

    eventCheck-in Date/Time: Sunday, July 10th from 1:00pm - 5:00pm

    location_onLocation: Snyder Hall Entry 

    If not already received, the tuition/balance and release form is due at check-in. Students under the age of 18 may check-in without a parent/guardian as long as they have completed  the release. All students are required to attend an informational meeting at 5:00pm in the CC Rehearsal Hall.  

    Check-Out

    eventCheckout Date/Time: Friday, July 15th following the large ensemble concert (3:30pm)

    location_onLocation: Snyder Hall Entry 

    Parking

    For check-in, check-out and the Friday concert, parking is available on 8th Avenue and in any UNC lot. Lots are not monitored on the weekends or on Fridays after 1:00pm. T Lot and Q Lot are the primary lots for Snyder Hall. For student bringing a vehicle to campus street parking is available on 10th ave. 

  • Packing List

    Packing List

    For those staying on-campus

    • Enough Clothes for 5 days and 5 nights
      • July is Greeley is HOT!! We recommend shorts and t-shirts.
    •  Bedding
      • Sheets, blanket, and pillow (the beds are twin size)
    • Toiletries and a towel
    • See additional information about Snyder Hall

    For Everyone

    • Instrument & extra accessories (reeds, slide oil, drum sticks, etc)
      • Local drummers and bassist should plan on bringing their equipment. If you play one of these instruments and are from out-of-town, please email PVAEvents@unco.edu. 
      • Drumsets may be dropped off at Frasier Hall and left there for the duration of the camp.
    • Hat and Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Water bottle
    • Sneekers (for the game of ultimate frisbie)
    • Snacks
  • Camp Instructors

    Camp Instructors

    • Dana Landry, Camp Director and Jazz Piano
    • Brian Casey, Bass
    • Jim White, Drums
    • Andrew Janak, Saxophone
    • Steve Kovalcheck, Guitar
    • Shawn Williams, Trumpet
    • Marion Powers, Voice
    • Paul Mckee, Trombone
    • Don Aliquo, Saxophone
  • Free Time & Supervision 

    Free Time & Supervision

    • Throughout the week, students will have "free time" in which they can participate in activities, make new friends, and explore the UNC Campus. 
    • All students staying in the dorms will have a curfew of 10:00pm and lights out is at 11:00pm.
    • Jazz Camp counselors are UNC Jazz students and will not only supervise and engage students, but make music with them throughout the week. 
    • All student under the age of 18 must be supervised with a camp counselor while on campus.
  • Curriculum & Instruction

    Curriculum and Instruction

    • Each day of camp will include the listening, jazz theory & improv, large & small group rehearsal, masterclasses, and concerts
    • Upon arrival, our camp instructors will assess each student's playing skills and theory knowledge to place them in the appropriate ensemble and theory track
  • Final Concerts

    Final Concerts

    Combo Concert

    Thursday, July 14 | 2:00pm, UNC Campus Commons

    Join us at Campus Commons for the Camp Combos Concert. All are welcome.

    Large Ensemble Concert

    Friday, July 15 | 1:30pm, UNC Garden Theatre

    The Final concert for the 2022 Jazz Camp will be on Friday, July 15 at 1:30pm at the UNC Garden Theatre (weather permitting). We invite you to bring your lawn chairs and sunscreen to hear what these incredible students have been working on. 

    There is ample street parking around the UNC Garden Theatre. Please observe all posted signage. 

 

Planning Your Visit

 

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