ABOUT OUR SUMMER SCHOOL

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASLIGO JAZZ PROJECT 2016 SUMMER SCHOOL AND FESTIVAL is a 6 day event (July 19-24, 2016) featuring workshops, masterclasses and jam sessions featuring some of the world’s finest jazz educators and musicians. To see last year’s schedule click here. This year’s summer school schedule will be published in June.

This is what you get if you book your place on the summer school:

  • Special morning Workshops, Masterclasses and Ensemble workshops 10am-4pm each day Tues 19 July to Sat 23 July
  • Lunch included Tues-Fri only
  • Saturday lunchtime concert (artist TBA May/June)
  • Admission to all Sligo Jazz Festival Concerts at Hawks Well Theatre, Tues-Saturday
  • Admission to Festival Club each night
  • Participation at Twice Daily jam Sessions, 6pm & 10:30pm
  • Final rehearsals of ensembles & BIG BASH faculty concert on Sunday 24 July (All afternoon) followed by wrap party/jam sessions

All summer school participants gain admission to a full-blown world-class jazz festival programme featuring the entire summer school faculty and a host of special guest acts. All the main evening concerts are held in the Hawk’s Well Theatre. There are twice daily jam sessions and many other events along the way.

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