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Music Makers Youth Jazz Camp



Music Makers Youth Jazz Camp
Applications are no longer being accepted for this camp.


Application Process

  • Please complete the application with the link above.
  • Students who are not currently members of the Naples Philharmonic Jazz Youth Orchestra will be required to submit a video audition with the application at the link above.

Audition Requirements

Student should prepare a solo piece of choice. Examples include:

  • Play the melody and/or improvise on a standard tune.
  • Play the melody and/or improvise on a jazz original.
  • Play the melody on a ballad.
  • Play a solo transcription.
  • Play a jazz etude.

If you have questions, please contact youthjazzorchestra@artisnaples.org.


Tuition for the camp is $300, and is inclusive of lunch and snacks. Financial assistance is available based on need.

Members of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Jazz Orchestra and other jazz students ages 12 to 17 are invited to challenge themselves in a fun, yet intensive week packed with seminars, rehearsals, master classes and a final performance. Each day, students will work together in combo groups to practice essential jazz performance skills, especially improvisation.


Students will rotate between seminars, rehearsals, instrumental master classes and other instructional time.


Artis—Naples, Kimberly K. Querrey and Louis A. Simpson Cultural Campus


June 26–30, 2023


June 30, 2023
Artis—Naples, Daniels Pavilion

The Music Makers Youth Summer Camps are generously sponsored by Ellen and Frank Previte.


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