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ENROLLMENT FOR 2024 OPENS JANUARY 10TH!

Academy Program.

Empower Your Musical Journey

The Jazz Exchange Academy, created by The Jazz Exchange, is a program designed to transform young musicians aged 11-18. We aim to empower and educate them through music education classes, including improvisation, music theory, small ensemble, and big band. Jazz is the ultimate platform for young individuals to transform into community leaders and global citizens. It empowers them to discover their distinctive voice both on and off the stage, even after they leave The Jazz Exchange Academy. Through partnerships with community mentors and alumni, our program enables the next generation to establish valuable connections, seize opportunities, and thrive in the arts and other diverse fields beyond just performing music on stage.

AUDITION GUIDELINES + SUBMISSION INFORMATION

All auditions will be submitted via YouTube. Students MUST download and carefully read the 2023-24 guidelines and audition materials for each instrument.

AUDITION VIDEO DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 25TH! 

After AUDITION VIDEOS are submitted, students will receive an email with their class placements, dates, and times. Students are placed into ensembles based on experience level. This email will come a few days after submitting their audition videos. Once students have received their placement email parents can then register the student for the class assigned to them.

PARENTS ORIENTATION
& OPEN HOUSE

Saturday, October 14th - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

AT SANCHEZ STUDIO 

2023-24 Jazz Academy Highlights

Skill-Based Classes

Explore the artistic realm of a musician through a comprehensive experience. Enjoy the thrill of improvisation and be captivated by the rhythms of both small and large ensembles

Community Concerts

Students will not only learn about this music but will have the opportunity to perform for their community at local gigs. 

Jazz Beyond Fronteras
Program

Those who take part in our Academy Program will have the opportunity to prepare for applying to attend a two-week summer workshop on the East Coast with Jazz House Kids, our partners. 

Private Lessons

Dedicated instructors are available for students who wish to improve their skills and technique on their instrument. These lessons are offered separately, please ask the staff for more information. 

Benefits

Students will receive discounted tickets to our Secret Shows, Community Events, and shows. 

Monthly Payment Plan

Options will be available once class registration begins. 

2023-2024 Class Offerings

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Who is this for?

This program is designed for those interested in improving their musical abilities, whether they are seasoned musicians or aspiring ones. It is also perfect for those with a growth mindset who are looking to collaborate with other like-minded individuals to perform together as a group and be part of their local community. 

QUESTIONS?

Contact us at 915.261.5256 | 575.308.3285

CONTACT@THEJAZZEXCHANGE.ORG

www.thejazzexchange.org

Student Services Staff:

Christine Ponce-Diaz

Jazz Academy Details

  • Dates: October 16 - June 2, 2023

  • 2024 Open Enrollment January 10th - February 1st

  • Time: 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm Monday and Wednesday

  • Location: Sanchez Studios 

  • Age Range: 11-18 yrs 

 

Concerts + Performances

  • Winter Concert - February 2024 (Date to be confirmed)

  • End of Year Concert - June 2024 (Date to be confirmed)

  • Students will have the opportunity to perform in the community and special events throughout the calendar year

 

Tuition

$830 -Small Ensembles ( Starting October) 

$630 (Starting in January 2024)

All options require:

  1. $100 deposit for small ensembles (to be applied to the registrant’s tuition upon placement) and $200 deposit for Big Band.

  2. $30 Registration Fee (to be applied towards tuition fee) 

*Nonrefundable and nontransferable deposit and Registration Fee. The deposit will confirm students' participation. Students will attend the designated time of the class and details and a welcome packet will be given to parents upon arrival. 

location

LOCATION

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4671 Montana Ave

El Paso, TX 79903

Guidelines

Audition Guidelines and Submission Information for 2023-2024 ACADEMY PROGRAM. 

All auditions will be submitted via YouTube. Students must download and carefully read the 2023 guidelines and audition materials for each instrument.

 

If you have any issues with your audition materials or video process please reach out to us via email at contact@thejazzexchange.com(915) 261-5256 or (915) 926-0833

 

AUDITION SUBMISSION INFORMATION:

RHYTHM

WOODWINDS

STRING INSTRUMENTS

BRASS INSTRUMENTS

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