CHICAGO VOCAL JAZZ ACADEMY
Hosted at Niles North High School (Skokie)
Join us in September 2023!
This one-day vocal jazz workshop (9 AM – 6 PM) will feature:
- All participants perform in the Academy Mass Choir
- Jazz reading sessions with published music from Anchor Music Publications, independent publishers, and more (Teacher Track only)
- Breakout sessions of your choice
- A 4:30 PM final concert open to the public, featuring a special performance by the Academy Mass Choir & selected soloists
Teacher Track – Pre-registration includes lunch, publisher reading packets, & mass choir music
Student Track – Pre-registration includes lunch & mass choir music
Group rates will be available – teachers or students can attend on their own, or bring your whole choir!
Hosted by Drew Dahan at Niles North High School
2022 CHICAGO ACADEMY SCHEDULE
9:00 AM – Check-In
- Check-in and Academy Welcome (light refreshments provided)
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Morning Breakout Sessions & Mass Choir Rehearsals
Teacher/Student Breakout Sessions will include:
- Jazz Solo Singing Workshop – with Alyssa Allgood!
- Improvisation Workshop
- Preparing for College & Auditions
12:30 – 1:15 PM – Lunch & Teacher Round Table Discussions
1:15 – 4:45 PM – Afternoon Breakout Sessions & Mass Choir Rehearsals
5:00 – 6:00 PM – Closing Concert!
Open to the public & featuring performances by the Academy Mass Choir and “Take One” from Niles North HS.
“Graduate Seminar” – hang for Teachers and Staff only, immediately following the conclusion of the Academy