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Jazz Academy 

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

  • In-school clinics focused on your students’ needs
  • Jazz education workshops for music teachers
  • Performance opportunities for students

 

 

MEET OUR TEACHING ARTIST

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.

headshot of teaching artist Shawn Bell

 

 

Questions?  Email bgrennan@omahaperformingarts.org