Omaha Performing Arts’ Jazz Academy supports and fosters quality jazz education in Omaha area middle schools. This free program connects students and teachers to a professional teaching artist who tailors lessons to the needs and interests of each school.
JAZZ ACADEMY CLINICS
Registration is currently open! Applicants are accepted throughout the school year.
Participating Schools Benefit From:
JAZZ ACADEMY ENSEMBLE
Registration is now open! Audition for the Jazz Academy Lab Band by February 7, 2020.
Below are the materials and information needed for auditions.
Ensemble Audition Requirements and Information
Play Along for Auditions:
Bb Blues Recording
Trombonist Shawn Bell studied music and has traveled the world as a jazz musician. For the last decade, he’s been working as an in-demand educator to inspire the next generation of jazz artists. Along with private training for students of all levels, he’s taught large and small ensembles at Northern Illinois University and Lansing Community College.
Questions? Contact Bill Grennan, Omaha Performing Arts' Education Manager at BGrennan@O-pa.org or 402-661-8447.