To educate and enhance our youth through America's premier art form. Studying, practicing, and performing jazz can build a student's confidence, encourage creativity, and inspire excellence! The universal language of music is the gateway to higher thinking! The Sky is the limit!
Joe's Jazz Camp
The Band Directors Jazz institute is a multiday professional development program geared towards high school, middle school, and future band directors. Experienced jazz educators will learn new approaches and materials to further their jazz education skills. There will be a directors’ big band with daily rehearsals to apply the techniques presented as well as opportunities to observe Joe’s Jazz Camp faculty working with students. . The Institute will be at Cambridge High School, in Milton GA, June 3-8, 2018. The Institute will be directed by Wayne Markworth, former director of bands at Centerville High School and chief judge of the WGI Winds program.
Sammy K's Groove Boot Camp is an intensive Drum Set experience that teaches the skills needed to perform in a Big Band and beyond. This program brings Sammy's 25 years of experience to Drum Set students in a concise, comprehensive day!
Top educators from around the country as well as award winning members of The Joe Gransden Big Band will be on staff to teach throughout the week. Visit our registration page to sign up.