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The Jazz Education Network (JEN) is a community where educators, students, pros and aficionados share and learn from each other online and in person at the annual conference.
You are invited to apply to one our programs designed to assist aspiring artists in their goals in the field of jazz.
SISTERS IN JAZZ COLLEGIATE COMBO
Applications open April 14 - October 15.
Application Deadline - October 15, 2023
In an effort to support JEN's overall commitment to represent and cultivate diversity and inclusion in jazz, the Jazz Education Network (JEN) Women in Jazz Committee has re-established the Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Combo Competition. Through this exemplary program, full-time university students identifying as young women or non-binary jazz artists ages 18-29 will audition and be selected to perform in the Sisters in Jazz quintet. Selected participants will work with a well-known jazz artist/educator and other renowned jazz artists/teachers and premier their performance at the 2024 JEN Conference in New Orleans, LA.
Click here to learn more about the Sisters in Jazz program.
YOUNG COMPOSERS SHOWCASE
Applications open February 1 - June 1.
Application Deadline - June 1, 2023, 11:59pm.
The Young Composer Showcase spotlights young jazz composers, giving students an opportunity to have an original composition recognized and performed at an international level. Selected participants will work with a mentor and premier their performance at the 2024 JEN Conference in New Orleans, LA.
Click here to learn more about the Young Composer Showcase.
PLEASE NOTE: 2024 Young Composer Showcase and Sisters in Jazz Selectees are required to attend and participate in the annual conference.
Jazz Education Network15th Annual ConferenceNew Orleans, LAJanuary 3-6, 2024
Applications open January 1 - March 31
Application Deadline - MARCH 31, 2023
JEN's growing selection of scholarships are offer students the opportunity to further their knowledge, understanding, and expertise in their chosen field of jazz.
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May 1, 2023 - Scholarship award recipients notified.
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