SYJOJAZZSCHOOL was launched in November 2007 and offers professional jazz training and performance opportunities to secondary school pupils aged 12-18 years. Meetings take place weekly from February to August (avoiding school holidays) and members take part in sessions designed to encourage and develop knowledge and skills in jazz improvisation and performance.
SYJOJAZZSCHOOL is directed by Stewart Forbes, one of Scotland’s foremost jazz educators. Stewart is assisted by professional jazz musicians and SYJO members to ensure that young musicians receive the highest quality tuition in a relaxed, productive and enjoyable environment.
Who Can Apply? Musicians aged 12 -18 years who play any woodwind, brass, string or rhythm section instrument (piano, bass, drums or guitar) are eligible to join. Training is offered at several levels;
How can I get involved? Sessions take place weekly during term time on Wednesdays from 6pm – 8pm at the University of Strathclyde's new music centre at Ramshorn Theatre, 98 Ingram St, Glasgow.
SYJO JAZZ SCHOOL 2013 – SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
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