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Jazz Camp 2024

Wednesday–Saturday, June 12–15 

Jazz Camp provides high school musicians with an up-close view of the jazz studies program at Ohio State. Students will play in both a big band and jazz combo, participate in master classes with Ohio State jazz studies faculty, and enjoy sessions covering topics such as jazz history, jazz theory, jazz improvisation and a survey of the music industry. The program concludes with a finale concert where the big bands and combos will perform for family and friends.

Program directors
Ohio State Jazz Faculty

ELIGIBILITY — For students entering grades 10–12 in the 2024–2025 school year and 2024 high school graduates; must have at least one year of experience playing in a school jazz ensemble.


FEES  — $495 Resident (includes T-shirt and meals) / $395 Commuter (includes T-shirt and lunch)


Registration deadlineWednesday, May 22

STEP 1 — You will be required to make payment via credit card at the time of registration. Shortly after submitting payment, you will receive an email confirming the transaction.

Register and pay for Jazz Camp

NOTE — The registration/payment form works best on a computer (PC or Mac).
MAC USERS — use Chrome, not Safari.

STEP 2 Permission forms. 3–5 days after you register and pay, parents/guardians and participants will receive permission forms via DocuSign shortly after registration is complete. All forms must be returned by the DocuSign deadline in order to participate.

What's Next?

  • Approximately one week before the program, participants and parents/guardians will receive an email with basic information about what to pack, arrival, parking, and check-in, as well as a Digital Handbook with important information for a successful experience.