Student Clinics


Learn from the pros!

The Evergreen Jazz Festival’s annual Student Clinics afford the budding musician a rare opportunity to learn jazz theory and technique from some of the most accomplished musicians in the world, all of whom will be appearing in the Festival.

The 2017 clinics are scheduled for:

Thursday, July 27th 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Friday, July 28th 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Location is Evergreen Christian Church, which is also a Festival venue

♫ Clinics feature breakout sessions by instrument, plus full ensemble and improvisation instruction.
♫ Instruction for vocals, trumpet, trombone, clarinet, saxophone, guitar, banjo, piano, bass, tuba and drums.
♫ There is no charge for the clinics and students will receive a 3-day Festival badge.
♫ Following the Friday Clinic, students will move to the Elks Ballroom for the 2-hour Education Presentation featuring performances by their instructors and jam session with instructors and students.

Click here to register.

Student Clinics Faculty

Directors:
Ed Cannava
Bill Clark

Trumpet:
Kevin Bollinger
Andy Schumm

Trombone:
Paul Midiri
Eric Staffeldt

Reeds:
John Bredenberg
Dennis Lichtman
Joe Midiri

Banjo/Guitar:
John Reynolds
Rory Thomas

Piano:
Jeff Barnhart
Hank Troy

Bass/Tuba:
Bill Clark
Marty Eggers

Drums:
Paul Midiri
Tony Pantelis

Vocals:
Wende Harston