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Jazzaar Festival 2018 – Youth Application

 
– Looking for exposure and a greater network of artistes in the music scene?
– Want a chance to interact, learn directly and perform with internationally acclaimed musicians?
– What if this opportunity to learn on the bandstand is free of charge?
 
Click on the image below for more details and to apply online!

Jazzaar Festival invites youth musicians between 16 – 26 years of age to apply to be selected for one of the 2 ‘Bandstand Learning with Role Models’ productions:

1. Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra – playing ‘Alpine Tribute’
2. Swiss Youth World-Music Ensemble – playing ‘Gumbo with Chutney’

 

 
 
 

The Battles continue…

Jazz Nights 2017

between Big Band Kanti Baden (dir. Reto Suhner) & Jazz Orchestra Kantonsschulen Aarau (dir. Fritz K Renold)

Wednesday, March 1, 201719:30h
Aula – Kantonsschule Baden
Entrance Fee: Collection

Friday, March 2, 201719:30h
Alte Reithalle Aarau Ost, Kantonsschule Aarau
Entrance Fee: Collection


 
 

It’s the time of the year again for:

The Battle of the Bands!

between Big Band Kanti Wettingen (dir. Rafael Baier) & Jazz Orchestra Kantonsschulen Aarau (dir. Fritz K Renold)

Thursday, January 19 201720:00h
Löwenscheune Kantonsschule Wettingen
Entrance Fee: Collection

Friday, January 20 201620:00h
Alte Reithalle Aarau Ost, Kantonsschule Aarau
Entrance Fee: Collection

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Jazzaar Youth Application 2017

Jazzaar Festival – 25th Edition

 

Closing Date 7th January 2017

 

April 17 – 22, 2017

in Aarau, Switzerland

 

For Youth Musicians between the age of 16 – 26 Years

 

Participation Fee: FREE

 

Attention: Participants are required to have a good command of the English Language!

All communication will be in English!

 

Participants engage in a week-long rehearsal of one of two programs with new arrangements for one or more weekend performances!

Both productions are supervised and accompanied by an international all-star cast.

 

Click links below for more details.

 

I. Hommage A Dave Brubeck with The Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra

II. R&B Electric Blues Night with The Swiss Youth Blues Band

 

Auditions will be held on site for Swiss applicants and electronically for international candidates.

 

Auditions on 28th January, 2017 in Aarau

 

Participants will be chosen based on level of musicianship and delight in crossover projects.

 

Application closing date: 7th January 2016

 

Workshop with Edsel Gomez (Latin American Music)
08.06.2016

Venue: Alte Reithalle Aarau, / Alte Reithalle Aarau (east entrance) Kasernenstrasse 20, Aarau
Start: 18.00 / 6.00pm
Entrance: Free

The workshop is sponsored by Jazzaar Association
Edsel Gomez Workshop
Click Here to download PDF.
 
Edsel Gomez was part of the 2016 edition of the Jazzaar Festival and contributed to the ‘Sounds of the Caribbean’ production in April. See video excerpt here!
 
 
 

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Drum clinic with Billy Cobham 
11.04.2016

Venue: Casinosaal Schönenwerd / Hotel Storchen – Oltnerstrasse 3, CH-5012 Schönenwerd / www.hotelstorchen.ch
Doors: 18.30 / 6.30pm
Start: 19.00 / 7.00pm
Price: CHF 20.00 / Tickets available at the door only / Abendkasse

The clinic will be hosted by Musik Olar AG
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Jazzaar Festival is proud to present the clinic in collaboration with Musik Olar AG
Billy is part of the 2016 edition of the festival while the drum clinic will be held independently.
 
Click here for More Workshops at Jazzaar Festival
 
 
 

Jazz Nights!

between Jazz Orchestra Kantonsschulen Aarau (dir. Fritz K Renold) & Big Band Kanstonsschule Baden (dir. Reto Suhner)

Wednesday, March 2, 201619:30h
Kanti Baden
Entrance Fee: Collection

Thursday, March 3, 201619:30h
Alte Reithalle Aarau
Entrance Fee: Collection

Poster Baden
 
 

It’s the time of the year for:

The Battle of the Bands!

between Big Band Kanti Wettingen (dir. Rafael Baier) & Jazz Orchestra Kantonsschulen Aarau (dir. Fritz K Renold)

Thursday, January 21 201620:00h
Löwenscheune Kantonsschule Wettingen
Entrance Fee: Collection

Friday, January 22 201620:00h
Alte Reithalle Aarau
Entrance Fee: Collection

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