One of the most exceptional and distinctive jazz education experiences offered anywhere on the globe!”
– Paul Contos (Monterey Jazz Festival Education Director)

This exciting new camp is designed for aspiring young musicians (13+) of all skill levels looking to unleash their creativity and explore the beauty of Hawaii. Instruction includes ensembles, master classes, electives and concerts from our award winning faculty. Daily music curriculum will be enhanced with Hawaiian immersion activities including Luau, Snorkeling, Beach time, History Tours and more. Come spend a fun filled week of music and culture in beautiful Maui.

Quick Facts about Jazz Maui Camp 2020

  • For musicians ages 13 years and up, however all interested applicants may contact us.
  •  June 21-28, 2020
  • Stay right on the beach at Kaanapali Beach Hotel (click to explore)
  • Spend the mornings out in the sun with beach and cultural activities
  • Afternoons and evenings are filled with instruction, concerts and film screenings at the Maui Preparatory Academy
  • King Kekaulike High School and King K performing arts center
  • Full Payment Deadline TBA
  • $1,500 Tuition includes ALL activities, instruction, ground transportation, meals and housing
  • Simple and easy screening video for placement (more information coming soon)
  • Down payment or full tuition payment options (click below)

Sample daily activities schedule coming soon!

We look forward to working with you!

Click below to download our Jazz Maui Camp Flyer
Click below to read our article in Downbeat magazine

Jazz Maui Camp

Meet our Faculty:

Our professional instruction includes ensembles, master classes, electives and concerts from our award winning faculty. Collectively, they have performed at numerous prestigious venues including Birdland, Monterey Jazz Festival, The Blue Note, Montreux Jazz Festival, Walt Disney Concert Hall and tours in Asia, Europe, South America.
Katie Thiroux (Bass, Vocals) “Rising Star Bassist” – Downbeat Magazine www.katiethiroux.com
Matt Witek (Drums) “Witek is all class and groove.” – All About Jazz www.mattwitek.com
Justin Kauflin (Piano) “Simply beautiful cat…you can feel it in every note he plays” – Quincy Jones www.justinkauflin.com
Paul Contos (Woodwinds, Brass) “Educator of the Year” – Downbeat Magazine (Director of Monterey Jazz Festival Education, Director of SF Jazz High School All Star Big Band, Director of Next Generation Jazz Orchestra)

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