Third Edition of Paros International Jazz Summer Academy
New! Jazz Initiation Workshop
A Jazz workshop for musicians who want to approach improvisation and learn how to practice and develop it in Jazz, focusing on the different aspects of this music: phrasing, rhythm, sound, harmony, melody and creativity.
New! Chamber Music Workshop
This is a 5 days classes designed to immerse participants in the joy of playing music with their peers, guided by members of the academy’s faculty. Chamber music groups will include duos, trios, quartets in all instruments including voice.
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Parian Poetry and Jazz Music Concert
During The Jazz in Paros Festival program of concerts and events the Paros Jazz Academy composition class students, led by Dimitra Marangozis and Isabelle Olivier and in collaboration with Christos Georgousis Parian writer and poet are proud to present an Evening of Parian Poetry with Jazz music improvisation in the open amphitheater of Lefkes village on July 24.
Jazz Summer Music Workshops in Greece
The Paros Jazz Academy consists of a team of experienced teachers and artists all with international backgrounds that will be sharing their knowledge and passion for music with students from around the world.
The duration of the academy is five intensive days of jazz classes and is catering for the needs of musicians and singers with some experience in the genre, who would like to deepen their knowledge and understanding of Jazz, as well as improve their technical aptitude and skills under the guidance of professional musicians and experienced teachers. Daily lessons will include seminars on the use of musical instruments (electric and acoustic bass, saxophone, piano, trumpet, harp and drums) vocal lessons, group sessions and improvisation sessions.
All students have the opportunity also to practice in jam sessions, organized in the evenings at the Albatross Hotel. Read more on details and philosophy of Paros Jazz Academy.
Photos courtesy of Hélène Collon, Melody McLaren and Nanou Martin
Thank you for such a great experience at Paros, I will never forget the atmosphere. I have come away with a deeper concept of music and life and have made many new friends from around the globe.
JAZZ IN PAROS FESTIVAL 2013
Program of Jazz in Paros 2013
Free admission to the Jazz in Paros Festival for students
Yannis, our skipper...
The Academy provides a holistic approach to music, therefore every morning in open air, an hour is dedicated to Qi Gong, a warm up in the style of the Shaolin monks from South China, to strengthen the muscles of the body with relaxation of the ligaments which is also associated to working on concentration.