National Jazz Workshop - A Summer Jazz Camp at Shenandoah University



Overnight Camp with Evening Concerts

Hosted by Dr. Robert Larson, Director of Jazz Studies

Schedule

When determining the location of a building, please refer to the following map:






Cafeteria Hours Breakfast: 07:30am-08:30am

Lunch: 11:30am-1:30pm

Dinner: 5:00pm-6:30pmpm
Sunday July 15, 2018
3:00pm-4:30pm Check In & Registration
Location: Patio of Funkhouser Dorm (#10 on map)
3:00pm-4:30pm Placement Auditions
Sign up for a time when you register at NJW on Sunday afternoon. Please prepare your audition music in advance. Click here to download the prepared audition music.

Locations are as follows:

Saxophones-Joseph Henson: Ruebush, room 146 (#22 on map)

Trumpet: Craig Fraedrich: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Low Brass: Matt Niess: Armstrong 37 Trombone Studio STARTING AT 3:30pm

Bass/Piano/Guitar-Bob Larson: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Drums & Vibes: Al Young: Armstrong 39, room 39 (#4 on map)
5:00pm-6:00pm Dinner
Location: Allen Dining Hall (#2 on map)
6:30pm Orientation for All
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)
7:00pm CONCERT
The 2018 NJW All Star Jazz Orchestra
directed by Matt Niess

Vocals: Carmen Pinto-Washington, DC

Saxes:
Navid Alibabaie - Jeb Stuart High School, VA
Kody Johnston - Jefferson High School, WV
Peter Haensel - George Mason High School, VA
Gabriel Ravera Martinez - Wakefield High School, VA
Wyatt Cobb - Falls Church High School, VA

Trumpets:
Max Kadunce - Briar Woods High School, VA
Tristan Dock - Annandale High School, VA
Samuel Colaccino - Washington Lee High School, VA
Lewis Bliss - Home School, VA
Noah Byrne - Annandale High School, VA

Trombones:
Zachary Niess - Yorktown High School, VA
Skylar DeGroot - Sherando High School, VA
Angel Dominquez - Washington Lee High School, VA
Halen Anderson - West Potomas High School, VA
Liam Barron - Briar Woods High School, VA

Rhythm: Piano - Elliot Bernard-Tuscarora High School, VA
Piano - Frank Nanna-Stephan Decatur High School, MD
Drums - Emmett Kyle-Yorktown High School, VA
Drums - Tighe Didden-Jefferson High School, WV
Bass - Matt Holmes-Jefferson High School, WV

Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)
10:00pm Dormitory Check-In
All dormitory residents must return to their dorms.
 
Monday July 16, 2018
7:15am-8:30am Breakfast
Location: Allen Dining Hall (#2 on map)
8:00am-8:20am Optional Brass Players Warm-Up
Instructor: NJW Brass Faculty
Location: Outside on the Armstrong Patio
8:30am-9:15am Performance Track

Remedial Jazz Theory
Instructor: NJW Faculty
Location: TBA

Beginning Jazz Theory
Instructor: Michael Kramer
Location: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Intermediate Jazz Theory A
Instructor: Craig Fraedrich
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Intermediate Jazz Theory C
Instructor: Graham Breedlove
Location: Ruebush, room 134 (Piano Lab A) (#22 on map)

Intermediate Jazz Theory B
Instructors: Bob Larson
Location: Armstrong, room 39 (#4 on map)

Advanced Jazz Theory
Instructor: Joseph Henson
Location: Ruebush, room 146 (#22 on map)
8:30am-10:15am Arranging Track

Jazz Arranging, Level I and Level II
Instructors: Mike Tomaro
Location: Ruebush, room 243 (#22 on map)



9:30am-10:15am Performance Track

Jazz Improvisation 1
Instructor: Graham Breedlove
Location: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Jazz Improvisation 2
Instructor: Craig Fraedrich
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Intermediate Jazz Improvisation 3
Instructor: NJW Faculty
Location: Ruebush, room 134 (Piano Lab) (#22 on map)

Advanced Jazz Improvisation
Instructor: Joseph Henson
Location: Ruebush, room 146 (#22 on map)

Drum Set Masterclass
Instructor: Alphonso Young
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)

Bass Masterclass
Instructor: Paul Henry
Location: Armstrong, room 39 (#4 on map)

Piano Masterclass
Instructor: Bob Larson
Location: Ruebush, room 143 (Piano Lab) (#22 on map)

Guitar Masterclass
Instructor: Michael Kramer
Location: Ruebush, room 245 (#22 on map)
10:30am-12:00pm Ensemble Rehearsals

Baylock Big Band
Instructor: Alan Baylock
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)

Fraedrich Big Band
Instructor: Craig Fraedrich
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Niess Big Band
Instructor: Matt Niess
Location: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Larson Big Band
Instructor: Bob Larson
Location: Ruebush, room 146 (#4 on map)

Little Big Band
Instructor: Mike Tomaro
Location: Ruebush, room 132 (recording studio) (#22 on map)

12:00am-1:00pm Lunch
Location: Allen Dining Hall (#2 on map)
1:00pm-1:50pm Master Class for All

Jazz Improvisation with Tedd Baker
Instructor: Tedd Baker and NJW Faculty
NJW Rhythm Faculty: Michael Kramer, Bob Larson, Paul Henry, Alphonso Young
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on Map)

2:00pm-3:45pm Ensemble Rehearsals

Baylock Big Band
Instructor: Alan Baylock
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)

Fraedrich Big Band
Instructor: Craig Fraedrich
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Niess Big Band
Instructor: Matt Niess
Location: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Larson Big Band
Instructor: Bob Larson
Location: Ruebush, room 146 (#4 on map)

Little Big Band
Instructor: Mike Tomaro
Location: Ruebush, room 132 (recording studio) (#22 on map)
4:15-5:30pm Section Clinics with The Airmen of Note
Brass- Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)
Rhythm Section- Armstrong, room 39 (#4 on map)
Saxophones- Ruebush, room 146 (#4 on map)
5:30-6:30pm Dinner
Location: Allen Dining Hall (#2 on map)
7:00pm Concert
The Airmen of Note


Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)
8:30pm Student Jam Sessions & Activities
Location: Ruebush, rooms 128, 146, and 148 (#22 on map)
10:00pm Dormitory Check-In
All dormitory residents must return to their dorms.
 
Tuesday July 17, 2018
7:15am-8:30am Breakfast
Location: Allen Dining Hall (#2 on map)
8:00am-8:20am Optional Brass Players Warm-Up
Instructor: NJW Brass Faculty
Location: Outside on the Armstrong Patio
8:30am-9:15am Performance Track

Remedial Jazz Theory
Instructor: NJW Faculty
Location: TBA

Beginning Jazz Theory
Instructor: Michael Kramer
Location: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Intermediate Jazz Theory A
Instructor: Craig Fraedrich
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Intermediate Jazz Theory C
Instructor: Graham Breedlove
Location: Ruebush, room 134 (Piano Lab) (#22 on map)

Intermediate Jazz Theory B
Instructors: Bob Larson
Location: Armstrong, room 39 (#4 on map)

Advanced Jazz Theory
Instructor: Joseph Henson
Location: Ruebush, room 146 (#22 on map)
8:30am-10:15am Arranging Track

Jazz Arranging, Level I and Level II
Instructors: Mike Tomaro
Location: Ruebush, room 243 (#22 on map)
9:30am-10:15am Performance Track

Jazz Improvisation 1
Instructor: Graham Breedlove
Location: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Jazz Improvisation 2
Instructor: Craig Fraedrich
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Jazz Improvisation 3
Instructor: NJW Faculty
Location: Ruebush, room 134 (Piano Lab) (#22 on map)

Advanced Jazz Improvisation
Instructor: Joseph Henson
Location: Ruebush, room 146 (#22 on map)

Drum Set Masterclass
Instructor: Kevin McDonald
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)

Bass Masterclass
Instructor: Donovan Stokes
Location: Armstrong, room 39 (#4 on map)

Piano Masterclass
Instructor: Bob Larson
Location: Ruebush, room 143 (Piano Lab) (#22 on map)

Guitar Masterclass
Instructor: Michael Kramer
Location: Ruebush, room 245 (#22 on map)
10:30am-12:00pm Ensemble Rehearsals

Baylock Big Band
Instructor: Alan Baylock
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)

Fraedrich Big Band
Instructor: Craig Fraedrich
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Niess Big Band
Instructor: Matt Niess
Location: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Larson Big Band
Instructor: Bob Larson
Location: Ruebush, room 146 (#4 on map)

Little Big Band
Instructor: Mike Tomaro
Location: Ruebush, room 132 (recording studio) (#22 on map)
12:00am-1:00pm Lunch
Location: Allen Dining Hall (#2 on map)
1:00pm-1:50pm Performance Track

Trombone Masterclass
Instructors: Matt Niess
Location: Ruebush, room 146 (#22 on map)

Saxophone Masterclass
Instructor: Joseph Henson
Location: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Trumpet Masterclass
Instructors: Craig Fraedrich & Tony Nalker
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Rhythm Section Masterclass
Instructors: Michael Kramer, Bob Larson, Paul Henry, Kevin McDonald
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)
1:00pm-3:00pm Arranging Track

Arrangers Mac Lab Hours
Instructor: Mike Tomaro, Alan Baylock, Robert Larson
Location: Ruebush, room 111 (Mac Lab) (#22 on map)
2:00pm-3:15pm Ensemble Rehearsals

Baylock Big Band
Instructor: Alan Baylock
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)

Fraedrich Big Band
Instructor: Craig Fraedrich
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Niess Big Band
Instructor: Matt Niess
Location: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Larson Big Band
Instructor: Bob Larson
Location: Ruebush, room 146 (#4 on map)

Little Big Band
Instructor: Mike Tomaro
Location: Ruebush, room 132 (recording studio) (#22 on map)
3:30pm Concert
Duo Madness
Craig Fraedrich & Tonny Nalker, Donovan Stokes & Kevin Johnson, Joeseph Henson & Michael Kramer
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)
5:00-6:00pm Dinner
Location: Allen Dining Hall (#2 on map)
7:00pm Concert
The U.S. Army Band "Swamp Romp"
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)
8:00pm Student Jam Session
Location: Ruebush, rooms 128, 146, and 148 (#22 on map)
10:00pm Dormitory Check-In
All dormitory residents must return to their dorms.
 
Wednesday July 18, 2018
7:15am-8:30am Breakfast
Location: Allen Dining Hall (#2 on map)
8:00am-8:20am Optional Brass Players Warm-Up
Instructor: NJW Brass Faculty
Location: Outside on the Armstrong Patio
8:30am-9:15am Performance Track

Remedial Jazz Theory
Instructor: NJW Faculty
Location: TBA

Beginning Jazz Theory
Instructor: Michael Kramer
Location: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Intermediate Jazz Theory A
Instructor: Craig Fraedrich
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Intermediate Jazz Theory C
Instructor:Graham Breedlove
Location: Ruebush, room 134 (Piano Lab) (#22 on map)

Intermediate Jazz Theory B
Instructor: Bob Larson
Location: Armstrong, room 39 (#4 on map)

Advanced Jazz Theory
Instructor: Joseph Henson
Location: Ruebush, room 146 (#22 on map)
8:30am-10:15am Arranging Track

Jazz Arranging, Level I and Level II
Instructors: Mike Tomaro
Location: Ruebush, room 243 (#22 on map)
9:30am-10:15am Performance Track

Participant's Choice

Jazz History
Presented by Dr. Robert Larson
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Advanced Jazz Techniques
Explore the use of modes and creative ideas to enhance your improvisation
Instructor: Michael Kramer & Joeseph Henson
Location: Armstrong, room 39 (#4 on map)

Percussion Seminar
For All Percussionists
Instructor: Earl Yowell & Kevin McDonald
Location: Armstrong Stage
10:30am-12:00pm Ensemble Rehearsals

Baylock Big Band
Instructor: Alan Baylock
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)

Fraedrich Big Band
Instructor: Craig Fraedrich
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Niess Big Band
Instructor: Matt Niess
Location: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Larson Big Band
Instructor: Bob Larson
Location: Ruebush, room 146 (#4 on map)

Little Big Band
Instructor: Mike Tomaro
Location: Ruebush, room 132 (recording studio) (#22 on map)

12:00am-1:00pm Lunch
Location: Allen Dining Hall (#2 on map)
1:00pm-1:50pm Performance Track

Trombone Masterclass
Instructor: Matt Niess
Location: Ruebush, room 146 (#22 on map)

Trumpet Masterclass
Instructor: Dave Detweiler & Zach Smith
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Saxophone Masterclass
Instructor: Mike Tomaro
Location: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Rhythm Section Masterclass
Instructor: Kevin McDonald, Shawn Purcell, Bob Larson, Paul Henry
Location: Armstrong Stage
1:00pm-3:00pm Arranging Track

Arrangers Mac Lab Hours
Instructor: Mike Tomaro, Alan Baylock, Bob Larson
Location: Ruebush, room 111 (Mac Lab) (#22 on map)
2:00pm-3:15pm Performance Track- Jammin' with the Pros

Wind Players
Instructor: Bob Larson, Michael Kramer, Kevin McDonald, Paul Henry
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Rhythm Players
Instructor: Craig Fraedrich, Mike Tomaro, Joe Henson, Graham Breedlove
Location: Armstrong, room 39 (#4 on map)
3:30pm Concert
The Dixie Power Trio
Directed by Zack Smith
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)
5:00-6:30pm Dinner: Outdoor Picnic
Location: Armstrong Courtyard (weather permitting)
6:00-10:00pm Free Time. Organized activities TBA
10:00pm Dormitory Check-In
All dormitory residents must return to their dorms.
 
Thursday July 19, 2018
7:15am-8:30am Breakfast
Location: Allen Dining Hall (#2 on map)
8:00am-8:20am Optional Brass Players Warm-Up
Instructor: NJW Brass Faculty
Location: Outside on the Armstrong Patio
8:30am-9:15am Performance Track

Beginning Jazz Theory
Instructor: Michael Kramer
Location: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Intermediate Jazz Theory A
Instructor: Craig Fraedrich
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Intermediate Jazz Theory C
Instructor: Graham Breedlove
Location: Ruebush, room 134 (Piano Lab) (#22 on map)

Intermediate Jazz Theory B
Instructors: Bob Larson
Location: Armstrong, room 39 (#4 on map)

Advanced Jazz Theory
Instructor: Joseph Henson
Location: Ruebush, room 146 (#22 on map)
8:30am-10:15am Arranging Track

Jazz Arranging, Level I and Level II
Instructors: Mike Tomaro
Location: Ruebush, room 243 (#22 on map)



9:30am-10:15am Performance Track

Jazz Improvisation 1
Instructor: Graham Breedlove
Location: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Jazz Improvisation 2
Instructor: Craig Fraedrich
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Jazz Improvisation 3
Instructor: NJW Faculty
Location: Ruebush, room 134 (Piano Lab) (#22 on map)

Advanced Jazz Improvisation
Instructor: Joseph Henson
Location: Ruebush, room 146 (#22 on map)

Percussion Seminar
Instructor: Earl Yowell & Kevin McDonald
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)

Piano & Bass Masterclass
Instructor: Bob Larson & Mark Meadows
Location: Armstrong, room 39 (#4 on map)

Guitar Masterclass
Instructor: Shawn Purcell
Location: Ruebush, room 245 (#22 on map)
10:30am-12:00pm Ensemble Rehearsals

Baylock Big Band
Instructor: Alan Baylock
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)

Fraedrich Big Band
Instructor: Craig Fraedrich
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Niess Big Band
Instructor: Matt Niess
Location: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Larson Big Band
Instructor: Bob Larson
Location: Ruebush, room 146 (#4 on map)

Little Big Band
Instructor: Mike Tomaro
Location: Ruebush, room 132 (recording studio) (#22 on map)
12:00am-1:00pm Lunch
Location: Allen Dining Hall (#2 on map)
1:00pm Masterclass for All
Mark Meadows: "Navigating Today's Music Business"
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)
1:00pm-3:00pm Arranging Track

Arrangers Mac Lab Hours
Instructor: Alan Baylock, Mike Tomaro, Bob Larson
Location: Ruebush, room 111 (Mac Lab) (#22 on map)
2:00pm-3:00pm Performance Track

Trombone Masterclass
Instructor: Matt Niess
Location: Ruebush, room 146 (#22 on map)

Trumpet Masterclass
Instructor: Josh Kauffman & Graham Breedlove
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Saxophone Masterclass
Instructor: Luis Hernandez
Location: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Rhythm Section Masterclass
Instructor: Kevin McDonald, Shawn Purcell, Bob Larson, Paul Henry
Location: Armstrong Stage
5:00-6:00pm Dinner
Location: Allen Dining Hall (#2 on map)
7:00pm Concert
The Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)
10:00pm Dormitory Check-In
All dormitory residents must return to their dorms.
 
Friday July 20, 2018
7:15am-8:30am Breakfast
Location: Allen Dining Hall (#2 on map)
8:30am-9:00am Camp Pictures for All & Faculty
WITH INSTRUMENTS & NJW T-SHIRT

Location: The Gazebo
9:15am-10:15am Ensemble Rehearsals

Baylock Big Band
Instructor: Alan Baylock
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)

Fraedrich Big Band
Instructor: Craig Fraedrich
Location: Ruebush, room 128 (#22 on map)

Niess Big Band
Instructor: Matt Niess
Location: Ruebush, room 148 (#22 on map)

Larson Big Band
Instructor: Bob Larson
Location: Ruebush, room 146 (#4 on map)

Little Big Band
Instructor: Mike Tomaro
Location: Ruebush, room 132 (recording studio) (#22 on map)
10:30am Performance Track

NJW Composition & Arrangement Reading Session
The Baylock Band and NJW Faculty
Instructor: Mike Tomaro
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)

11:30am-12:00pm Move Out of Dorm
Location: Move all bags and gear to Armstrong. NO INSTRUMENTS OR BAGS IN THE CONCERT HALL SEATING AREA. Store cases and bags in A39, Back Stage or in Hallways next to (NOT IN) the Concert Hall
12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch
Location: Allen Dining Hall (#2 on map)
1:00pm-3:00pm Return Dorm Keys
Location: Armstrong Lobby
1:00pm CONCERT
NJW Trombone Ensemble directed by Matt Niess
NJW The Tomaro Little Big Band directed by Mike Tomaro

Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)
2:30pm CONCERT
The NJW 2017 Big Bands
The Larson Big Band
The Niess Big Band
The Fraedrich Big Band
The Baylock Big Band
Location: Armstrong Concert Hall (#4 on map)
5:00pm Workshop Complete
All participants should have all belongings, checked out of the dorms, and can depart directly after the concert.