Our students are our future. Jazz Philadelphia is committed to helping our young talent find educational opportunities that will inspire their love of jazz, build their skills, and connect them to the generations of players that came before them. 

Education Resources

Jazz Education X-Change

A searchable database of jazz education opportunities to help identify private and group instruction, instrument rentals, camps, and other offerings to further a student’s journey with jazz. Have a resource we should add to this data base? – A great music camp? A fabulous teacher?

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This program restores intergenerational connections by exploring jazz traditions and oral histories through improvisational play and mentorship.

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Regional Events Calendar

Shows. Master Classes. Competitions. Camps. It’s all in our Jazz Calendar!

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Jazz Summit

The Summit is for everyone, including special tracks for students, parents and educators.

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news & stories

The Philadelphia Youth Jazz Orchestra

New program division of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute

The Philadelphia Youth Jazz Orchestra (PYJO), a new program division of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute under the direction of Justin Faulkner, creates a unique opportunity for students to explore the origins of the American contribution to the sonic history of the world.

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Berks Arts Announces Second, Expanded “getJazzed Jams on the Road”

Attention: Music faculty, band leaders, teachers and students!

As part of a collaborative effort between Berks Arts, Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest, getJazzed, and community music schools in the region, students are invited to attend an afternoon of clinics and jam sessions with professional musicians and educators from across the region at THREE locations in 2023!

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A Note about Women’s History Month 

from Jazz Philadelphia Program Assistant and Key of She Founder

“I experience first hand the lack of gender representation in academic settings. I also see how important it is to have a supportive community – not only of other girls and young women in jazz, but peers, teachers, and others who see the importance of the mission.”

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