Then WA Youth Jazz Orchestra wants to hear from you!
With workshops at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), alumnae tutors and the opportunity to perform in a special concert at the Ellington Jazz Club, what more could you want?
Developed by Sydney Improvised Music Association (SIMA) and Dr. Sandy Evans OAM in 2002, the Young Women’s Jazz Workshops are specifically designed to inspire young women to play jazz and pursue a future in music.
Run in Perth since 2014, these workshops have seen young women build support networks, refine their skills and increase confidence.
DEVELOP the skills and confidence of young women in jazz and improvised music.BROADEN knowledge of jazz and improvised music.INCREASE awareness of career options in jazz and related areas.ENCOURAGE students to understand audition processes and apply for tertiary jazz courses.NURTURE and foster friendships and support networks among young women jazz musicians.
Participants will also receive discount ticket offers to our popular Jazz at The Maj shows!
For more information, please visit https://wayjo.com/young-women-in-jazz or call WAYJO during business hours on 9471 1950.
WAYJO sincerely thank the following organisations for supporting the 2018 Young Women in Jazz Program: the Sydney Improvised Music Association, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, and St John of God Health Care.
Workshops begin April 27 - places are limited, so book now!
WORKSHOPSAll workshops run Saturdays 27 Apr - 15 Jun, 2.00pm - 4.30pmWAAPA at ECU, Mt Lawley
PUBLIC CONCERTSunday 23 June, 6.00pmEllington Jazz Club, Perth
Registrations are $250, or $175 for those who auditioned for WAYJO 2019.The 2019 WAYJO membership fee for current female band members allows for free participation.
PLEASE NOTE: The workshop fee is non-refundable once the workshop has commenced.