Vi søker jazzmusikere til storbandcamp i Sør-Afrika!


I sommer arrangerer Jeunesses Musicales International jazz-camp i Sør-Afrika, og Musikk og Ungdom (Jeunesses Musicales Norge) søker dyktige norske jazzmusikere under 25 år som har lyst til å være med. Musikk og Ungdom deler ut reisestipend for inntil to deltakere (inntil 5000 kr. per pers.). All informasjon om campen finner du under (på engelsk). Ved spørsmål, kontakt oss på 22 00 56 70 eller




The camp offers an inspiring musical and intercultural experience to young musicians. Aiming at the highest artistic level, young musicians from all around the world will be chosen to participate in training sessions, workshops and finally will be offered a tour with a Big Band, consisting of young musicians, throughout South-Africa.


The artistic scope of the project is in itself a major achievement, but the Jazz Camp will also represent for its members a unique experience in terms of personal relationships.


Summer Session: August 2011


The Camp will be held in Johannesburg South Africa from the 20th of August until the 4th of September. It will consist of a first week full with rehearsals, workshops,… After that a tour will be organised in different cities in South-Africa.


Arrival in South Africa: August 19th.

Jazz Workshop and rehearsals: August 20th – August 26th

Tour: Joy of Jazz Festival: August 27th – August 29th.

Tour of South Africa (East London – Port Elisabeth – Cape Town)

August 30th – September 4th.

Departure: September 5th

Acclaimed Conductor/Musical Director: Sigi Feigl


Whole the project will be under the artistic leadership of the renown conductor Sigi Feigl. He’s a teacher at the jazz department of the Graz Academy of Music. He is the artistic director of the HGM Jazz orchestra as well as other Big Band Projects and is an established producer.




For the courses and rehearsals during the first week, the different sections of the Big Band will be instructed by soloists of the HGM Jazz Orchestra. HGM Jazz Orchestra Zagreb is working under the patronage of Jeunesses Musicales Croatia and gathers the most talented of jazz musicians in that specific region. (




The Jazz Camp focuses on young Talented Jazz musicians around the world.

The instrumentation will be that of a traditional Big Band: saxophone section, trombone section, trumpet section, rhythm section (piano, guitar, double bass, drums).


Participants of the Jazz Camp can not be older than 25!!


This means that only musicians will be allowed to apply apply if there are born in 1986 and/or are younger (born in 1985 will NOT do!!)


For More Information, Download:


Outline JM Jazz Camp South Africa 2011

Application Form JM JazzCamp Sout Africa 2011


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