This five-day summer school, led by internationally renowned teachers, recording artists and performers including RCS Artistic Director of Jazz, Professor Tommy Smith, aims to inspire young musicians to focus on creativity, performance and composition, whilst offering specific instrumental guidance on the fundamentals of improvisation.

This course will benefit young musicians between the ages of 12 and 17 who are beginning to develop their skills in spontaneous composition and jazz improvisation in a jazz context and want to take their playing to the next level.

This intensive summer school aims to inspire young musicians focusing on group performance, whilst offering specific instrumental guidance on key elements of improvisation and performance. We welcome all instruments.

Participants get masterclasses on their instruments, concerts by the all-star tutors, jazz theory classes and much more.

At the end of the week you will take part in a public group performance in a Royal Conservatoire venue.

The deadline for booking this courses is Friday 6 July 2018 at 12pm.

For ages: 12 – 17
Dates: 6 August 2018 – 10 August 2018
Times: 10am – 5pm
Tuition fee: £260

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
100 Renfrew Street
G2 3DB