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NZ Jazz Workshops

January 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am - January 19, 2018 @ 11:00 pm

The premier event for young jazz musicians – come and spend a week in Wellington learning from some of the best jazz educators in New Zealand and guest artist John Riley

The New Zealand Jazz Foundation provides exceptional musical experiences to young jazz musicians in New Zealand. The National Jazz Workshops bring New Zealand’s enthusiastic jazz students together with top jazz musicians and educators, working on instrument techniques, improvisation, theory, listening and ensemble performances.

Students 19 and under with at least one year of experience on an instrument, are eligible.

Faculty for 2018 will include: Dave Lisik (coordinator, theory, improvisation), Rodger Fox (trombone and big band), Nick Granville (guitar), Lance Philip (drums)

Directors: Rodger Fox and Dr. David Lisik

The NZ Jazz Workshops will be held at the New Zealand School of Music, Victoria University of Wellington.

ACCOMMODATION: students will be responsible for their own accommodation.

MEALS: Lunch for the five days will be available for purchase at several locations on campus. A group dinner will be provided by the Jazz Foundation on Friday.

Visit “Register” at  www.nzjazzfoundation.com to register online. Registrations will be accepted for the following instruments: trumpet, trombone, saxophone (specify: alto, tenor, bari), piano, bass, guitar, drumset, vibraphone, clarinet, flute, voice.

REGISTRATION: Applications are being accepted immediately and will be accepted until all places are filled. Refunds for cancellations will be given until December 1, after which no refunds will be possible due to commitments for staffing/faculty at the Workshops.

Send questions to: nzjazzworkshops@gmail.com


Before September 15: The fee for students is $210.00 for the 5 days. After September 1: The fee for students is $240.00 for the 5 days.

Covers five days of instruction at the Workshops (increased from four at Workshops prior to 2012). Electronic payment should be made at the time of e-mail registration to:

BNZ – NZ Jazz Foundation – 02 0500 0906968 000
**Include the student’s name and “Workshops 2018”**


January 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am
January 19, 2018 @ 11:00 pm
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Victoria University of Wellington
Kelburn Parade
Wellington, 6012 New Zealand


New Zealand Jazz Workshops
New Zealand Jazz Foundation