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Charlie Parker Student Music Boot Camp

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

What:     Charlie Parker Student Music Boot Camp
When:    Saturday, August 18, 2018 | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where:  GEM Theater | 1615 E 18th Street, Kansas City, MO
Camp Registration: Click REGISTER on this page to Register NOW! 
** Limited Tuition Waiver Scholarships: Our generous donors allow us to offer a limited number of scholarships to students with demonstrated financial need.  CLICK HERE TO APPLY!!!  Please print this form, carefully complete it, and mail it to 3013 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64108.  Tuition Waivers must be post-marked no later than August 3rd.  Recipients will be notified by August 8, 2018. 
In partnership with the Jazz Academy and Midnight Blue Jazz, LLC this year’s Charlie Parker Celebration will include a return of the popular Charlie Parker Student Music Boot Camp.
The Charlie Parker Student Music Boot Camp is a jazz immersion program for middle school and high school students with at least one year of music experience. Spend the day learning about jazz styles, improvisation, and the music and genius of Charlie “Yardbird” Parker from Kansas City’s top musical talents! We will close the camp with a mini-concert performance featuring YOU!

Lessons with great faculty
Lunch with friends & faculty
FREE Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-Along
Camp notebook packed with great resources
Mini-concert performance
And door prizes!!


Greg Carroll, Co-Director & Vibes
Clarence Smith, Co-Director & Drums
Joel Gordon, Saxes
Dave Aeberg, Trumpet
Trevor Turla, Trombone
Roger Wilder, Piano
Sam Copeland, Bass
William Flynn, Guitar

Camp tuition is:
ð       $30/ Early “Bird” Rate: Now – July 20th
ð       $45/ Regular Rate: July 21 – August 18th 
Student spaces are limited so early registration is highly advised. Sign up TODAY! 
Refund Policy: Refunds up to 7 days before event.  Please be advised a $15 administrative fee will be assessed on all refunds. 


Gem Theater
1615 East 18th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108 US


Charlie Parker Celebration