Program Details

Stipend: Yes.
Available: For High School Students.
Schedule: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays – 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm.
Currently season: Spring 2024 (February – May 2024).

This program provides teens with the opportunity to expand their musical horizons and learn from some of the best Afro-Caribbean jazz musicians in the world from SRBCC’s network of local and touring teaching artists. Students will learn the fundamentals of the jazz and Afro-Latin traditions of the Caribbean, as well as the next level of concepts that are essential for world music performance.

In addition to weekly rehearsals and masterclasses, students will have the opportunity to perform in a variety of venues across the city. Past performances include the Chicago Jazz Festival, The Chicago Latin Jazz Festival, Shakespeare in the Parks, and the World Dumpling Fest and World Music Festival.

This program is perfect for teens who are passionate about music and who want to learn from the best. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding musical experience, then this program is for you.

Questions? Contact us at [email protected], to express interest in our apprenticeship programs.
Various opportunities available for youth ages 15-24.