Litchfield Jazz Festival & Jazz Camp

Registration and More

Registration and More

Tuition for 2016

Join us for 1, 2, 3, or 4 weeks.

Summer 2017 Dates:

Session 1: July 9 - 14
Session 2: July 16 - 21
Session 3: July 23 - 28
Session 4: July 30 - August 4

Day Student Tuition

One Week: $975
Two Weeks: $1795
Three Weeks: $2545
Four Weeks: $3375

Residential Tuition

One Week: $1385
Two Weeks: $2580
Three Weeks: $3670
Four Weeks: $4600

New Camp Discounts!

  • - Option 1: Take $75 off your bill per student if you register on or before January 9. You will also receive a copy of the CD - Live From Litchfield Jazz Festival - 20 Years of Great Jazz, and be eligible for a chance to win a private lesson! ($60 value)

    - Option 2: If you register AND pay your tuition in full on or before January 10, you will receive all of the perks listed above AND a Free backstage pass to the Litchfield Jazz Festival (a $500 value)!

  • LOYALTY DISCOUNT - For those campers for whom 2017 is at least a 5th time at camp, take $200 off your total tuition.

  • SIBLING/PARENT/GRANDPARENT DISCOUNT - Litchfield Jazz Camp is offering a discount of $100 off the tuition of a second family member enrolled at LJC for the same week.

  • 10% DISCOUNT FOR COMBOS & 20% DISCOUNT FOR BANDS! Those interested in being coached in their own combos of five or more all the way up to big band sized groups, should apply by calling Litchfield Performing Arts at 860-361-6285.

    Fees Include:

    Camp fees include all classes, rooming for five nights (residents only Sun-Thurs), nightly faculty concerts, jam sessions, one camp t-shirt, three excellent meals a day featuring local organic produce (dietary needs are accommodated), plus admission to and performance at The Litchfield Jazz Festival as well all artist talks and clinics. For multi-week registrants, weekend overnights are included. Students registered for Session 4 have an up-charge of $100. They receive all of the above plus weekend meals, transportation to and from the festival grounds, and additional rooming on Friday August 7th, and Saturday August 8th.

    All students are required to purchase a combo book ($20) as part of registration.

    Jazz Camp T-Shirt:

    Included in tuition is an official Litchfield Jazz Camp T-shirt. Extra shirts can be purchased for $15 each.

    Deposit, Payment Deadlines:

    $350 deposit ($100 for scholarship applicants).
    ($200 of deposit is non re-fundable)
    Full Payment is due by June 1, 2017.
    $50 LATE FEE will automatically be charged for applications or payments received after June 1, 2017.

    Need Based Scholarship Support:

    Partial or full scholarship support may be available for middle and high school students in financial need.  Connecticut residents are given priority, although out of state students are eligible as well. 

    To Apply: Fill in the print or on-line applicationRequired for application; pages 1 & 2 of Tax Form 1040, 2015 and a $100 non-refundable deposit.  Deadline: April 17, 2017.  Notification: On or about June 1, 2017.  Once you receive confirmation that your application has been received, please do not inquire about your status.  You will be informed as soon as possible.

    Click here for information about getting scholarship from local organizations!

    Refunds & Withdrawals:

    If all spaces are full, your deposit will be returned.
    Tuition (but not deposit) is refundable for emergency withdrawals until June 1, 2017. ALL payments are forfeit for withdrawal after June 1, 2017.

    For more information call: (860) 361-6285 or .

    22nd Annual
    Litchfield Jazz Festival:
    August 5-6, 2017

    Jazz Festival Tickets:

    Included in tuition is a 2-day pass for each student. We encourage families to attend the festival with their students. Visit our ticket page for more information.

    Note: All students are invited to perform on the second stage at the festival. The schedule is subject student availability and it is likely that only Session 4 students will perform with their combo. Students from Sessions 1 - 3 are invited to perform in organized jazz sessions. Learn more here.