Summer Jazz Symposium

Jazz Educators of Iowa Summer Jazz Symposium
July 26, 2022
Waukee Middle School, Waukee Iowa  

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Tuition: $75

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Who is it for?

Any director looking for hands-on instruction from Iowa's top educators to learn pedagogical techniques to develop young rhythm section players, as well as approaches to implementing improvisation and jazz theory into jazz rehearsals.


Drum Set: Greg Forney, Okoboji High School, retired
Piano: Steve Shanley, Director of Jazz Studies & Coordinator of Music Education, Coe College
Bass: Dave Kobberdahl, Valley High School and Fairmeadows Elementary, West Des Moines
Improvisation: Ryan Meyer, Denison Community Schools, Mary Crandall, Waukee Middle School

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