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Music Performance 7/14-7/26/19

  • 26th Annual Jazz Workshop (Commuters) 7/14-7/20/19| 9:00am - 9:00pm|

Experience an award-winning tradition!

Our 26th annual Summer Jazz Workshop is now open to all ages, 14 and older.

The Workshop offers a weeklong intensive and immersive experience for beginner, intermediate, and advanced instrumentalists or vocalists. In-depth knowledge of jazz or jazz improvisation is not required.


Seven intense days of improvisation and performance for students age 14 and older

The option to commute or reside on campus; adult participants (18 and older) must commute*

Daily intensive 3-hour ensemble rehearsals; improvisation, arranging, and jazz history classes with outstanding faculty and staff

Private lessons and master classes

World-renowned jazz artists in nightly concerts and meet-the-artist sessions

An evening at a New York City jazz club

A final concert with students and resident faculty

*All participants, both commuters and residents, can take advantage of the University’s practice facilities, food court and cafeteria, and recreational activities.

Previous Performing Artists/Clinicians: Dr. Billy Taylor, Clark Terry, Mulgrew Miller, Jon Faddis, Slide Hampton, Vanessa Rubin, Lou Donaldson, David “Fathead” Newman, Curtis Fuller, Byron Stripling, Bob Mintzer, Paquito D’Rivera, Renee Rosnes, Chris Potter, Billy Drummond, Al Grey, Jimmy Heath, Frank Wess, Dafnis Prieto, and Dena DeRose.

The William Paterson Summer Jazz Workshop is sponsored by: the School of Continuing and Professional Education, the Department of Music, and the College of the Arts and Communication.


  • 6th Annual Audio Recording Workshop (Commuters) 7/22-7/26/19| 9:00am - 4:00pm|

Learn about the art and practice of recording from industry professionals.  Participants will have hands-on experience in a professional recording studio and take part in recording and mixing sessions.  Students will also learn about running a recording session, microphone techniques, improving room acoustics, developing critical listening skills, tips on using DAW software and computer interface, signal processing, how to polish a mix, and careers in audio.  The program will end at noon on Friday. The Audio Recording Workshop is for students who have completed 8th grade.


Location: 300 Pompton Road (Main Campus), Wayne NJ 07474

Instructor :
Dates : 07/14/19 to 07/26/19
Days : Mon,Tues,Weds,Thu,Fri
From : 9:00am - 9:00pm
Fee : $1101.00
Course Number : HS470

Class is full at this time please call 973-720-2354 to be placed on a waiting list

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