Litchfield Jazz Festival & Jazz Camp

For a life changing musical experience...

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18th Annual

Litchfield Jazz Camp

July 6 – Aug. 8, 2014
AT Canterbury School •
New Milford, Connecticut
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About Litchfield Jazz Camp...

Founded in 1997, Litchfield Jazz Camp now serves 130-180 residential and day students each week for 1 to 5 week sessions on the campus of Canterbury School in New Milford, Connecticut. Run by Litchfield Performing Arts, a charitable organization dedicated to changing lives through music, the Camp's philosophy is simple. We start with a faculty of amazing and inspiring jazz musicians. To that we add in eager music students to a non-competitive program. That is how the collaborative, supportive and fun atmosphere at Litchfield Jazz Camp is created. Find out for yourself! Register now for summer 2014.

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Apr 4, 2014
LPA Announces Camp Scholarship Fundraising Dinner/Auction Sponsored by Metro Bis
Category: Camp Landing Page
Posted by: lturner
SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 6PM - Get your tickets early for an amazing evening at Chef/Owner Chris Prosperi's Metro Bis in Simsbury where Vita West Muir, LPA Founder/Director, will be honored with the "Jazz Hero" award by the Jazz Journalists Association. Proceeds will be matched up to $10,000 by the BeFoundation to support Litchfield Jazz Camp scholarships! Call 860-361-6285 or email karen@litchfieldjazzfest.com to reserve your tickets now as space is very limited. $100 pp, half is tax deductible. More»
Feb 19, 2014
2014 Camp Internship Available!
Category: Camp Landing Page
Posted by: ahadro
Location: New Milford, CT This internship will provide real-life experience in administration and organization of one of the nation's leading summer music camp. Work will include, assisting with student registration, assorted office tasks, generating and formatting reports, working with Excel documents, viewing and manipulating the online student database, and assisting in the organization and set-up of all of the music equipment. Our office relies heavily and places an emphasis on the use of technology to administrate the camp as efficiently as possible. You will have hands-on experience learning advanced Excel/Word features as well as a chance to learn Filemaker Pro. Our office always maintains a very informal atmosphere. More»
Jan 31, 2014
Teachers - Send Students to LJC and You Win Too!
Category: Camp Landing Page
Posted by: lturner
Music teachers, this is for you! If you encourage your students and they enroll in the 2014 Litchfield Jazz Camp you'll enjoy DownBeat Magazine for free, be entered win an RS Berkeley instrument for your band and get a free ticket to the Litchfield Jazz Fest this summer. Read on for details about these special offers. More»
Jan 30, 2014
Camper Talks About His Litchfield Jazz Camp Experience
Category: Camp Landing Page
Posted by: lturner
Pianist Gabe Faden attended Litchfield Jazz Camp for the first time last summer. He then enrolled in our regional combo program, Litchfield in NYC taught by Claire Daly. At the first semester concert in January he shared with us how Litchfield Jazz Camp impacted him. More»
Dec 5, 2013
Litchfield Jazz Camp Welcomes Group Enrollment in 2014
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Posted by: ksimpson
For the first time, Litchfield Jazz Camp will open its doors to preformed combos and bands in 2014 with DISCOUNTS for groups of five or more!! More»
Dec 3, 2013
2014 Jazz Camp Registration Open
Category: Camp Landing Page
Posted by: ahadro
We are elated to announce that 2014 Litchfield Jazz Camp registration is NOW OPEN! Sign up early to receive the "Early Bird" discount and have your name entered in a drawing to win a private music lesson. More»
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Get this! Did you know 8K people visit our site each month? If half of these clicked the donate button and gave just $5, we would earn $20K a month or $240K a year. With this money we could continue to support all the kids who want to attend Jazz Camp but can’t afford it AND pay for the entire Litchfield Jazz Festival line-up! Please help keep these programs alive.

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