Join us from 9 AM - 6 PM on Saturday, August 3, 2019!

Long Beach Vocal Jazz Academy

Hosted at CSU Long Beach - Bob Cole Conservatory of Music

This one-day vocal jazz workshop will feature:

  • All students perform in a mass choir under the direction of Christine Guter
  • All teachers perform in a mass choir under the direction of Matt Falker
  • Jazz reading sessions with published music from JW Pepper, Sound Music Publications, Matfal Music and more (Teacher Track only)
  • Breakout sessions of your choice with nationally recognized faculty (below) 
  • A 5:00 PM final concert open to the public – featuring a special performance by ‘Pacific Standard Time’ from CSU Long Beach

Teacher Track – Pre-registration includes box lunch, publisher reading packets & mass choir music


Student Track – Pre-registration includes box lunch & mass choir music


2018 Academy Schedule


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Hosted by CSU Long Beach

Christine Guter

Long Beach Academy Coordinator

Student Mass Choir Director

Pacific Standard Time

The Downbeat award-winning vocal jazz ensemble 

from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music

Staff / Breakout Sessions

Matt Falker

Teacher Mass Choir

Kate Reid

Solo Master Class


Sammy K

Rhythm Section Techniques

Matt Carruthers

Sound Engineering

Ian Brekke

Teacher Reading Session

Audition Techniques

Sean Fitzpatrick

Jazz / Classical Vocal Technique

Vocal Percussion

Join us from 9 AM - 6 PM on Saturday, August 3, 2019!