Furman Summer Jazz Camp 2023


Sun Jun 25 2023 at 01:00 pm to Thu Jun 29 2023 at 04:30 pm


Furman University | Greenville, SC

A joint program of the Furman Music Department and Greenville Jazz Collective to encourage high school students to fuel their jazz skills.
About this Event

Registration open February 15 - April 30 (2023)

A joint program of Furman Music and the non-profit Greenville Jazz Collective, the camp is a unique experience designed to encourage High School students of all levels to fuel their jazz performance skills. Current 6th and 7th grade students considered by teacher recommendation. Students will take daily classes in jazz theory, improvisation, and jazz history, and perform in a big band and/or jazz combo. The camp includes evening faculty recitals, social events, improvisation sessions and a final student concert. Students of all instruments can apply.

Complete details: www.furman.edu/SummerJazzCamp

Fees and Registration
  • Residential Camper: $530
  • Commuter: $410
  • Check or Money Order: Complete the on-line application. Mail checks to address below, payable to Furman University Music.  Registration is not complete until payment is received.

Refund Policy
  • $100 non-refundable after April 1.
  • $200 non-refundable after May 1.
  • All fees due by April 30.
  • No refunds after June 1.

Scholarships available thanks to the Greenville Jazz Collective and dedicated donors. Learn more: www.greenvillejazzcollective.com/jazz-camp


The camp director is Dr. Matt Olson, Director of Jazz Studies and Professor of Saxophone at Furman University.  All instruction at the camp is provided by members of the Greenville Jazz Collective, a renowned non-profit organization that promotes jazz education and performance in the Upstate. Through its big band, original music series, guest artists, camps, school visits, and festivals, the GJC is the premier jazz organization in Greenville.

  • Matt Olson, Saxophone & Camp Co-Director
  • Brad Jepson, Trombone & Camp Co-Director
  • Tim Blackwell, Drums
  • Ian Bracchitta, Bass
  • Keith Davis, Piano
  • Matt Dingledine, Guitar
  • Shannon Hoover, Bass
  • Kevin Korschgen, Drums
  • Chris Mitchell, Combo
  • Justin Watt, Drums
  • Tom Wright, Saxophone


Support jazz education in the Upstate! All donations go directly to support a student's participation in the camp. Donations may be paid via Eventbrite (here) or they can be paid directly to the Greenville Jazz Collective (501-c3).

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Where is it happening?

Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, United States

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USD 410.00 to USD 530.00

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