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The Jazz Camp at Newport

July 26-31, 2020

Please note: Due to the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing recommendations, the Jazz Camp at Newport will be offered as a virtual camp July 26-31. We hope all our campers and their families are staying safe and healthy!

Sponsored by Salve Regina, the University of Rhode Island and West Virginia University, the Jazz Camp at Newport is an exciting opportunity for students ages 14-18 to meet new people, learn from experienced music professors and discover the depths of their talent during a weeklong series of classes, rehearsals and more.

The camp will feature daily jazz combo and big band rehearsals, master classes, jam sessions, theory courses and sightseeing in historic Newport, Rhode Island. Students will receive a ticket to the Newport Jazz Festival, and will also have the opportunity for a meet-and-greet with a Newport Jazz Festival artist.

An overnight option is available. For more information, call (401) 341-2297 or email jazzcamp@salve.edu.

Application and Fees

Click here to submit an application.

A placement audition recording and full tuition must accompany all applications. We hope to receive all applications by July 10. Payment plans are available upon request.

Placement auditions can be submitted by emailing a sound file or link to jazzcamp@salve.edu or by sending a digital file by mail to the address listed on the application form. A completed registration form and deposit must accompany all audition recordings.

  • Tuition: $250
  • Discounted sibling price: $200

Housing and Meals

Salve Regina's campus is situated along Newport's famous mansion-lined Cliff Walk and is within walking distance of beaches, shopping and sightseeing. Students will be housed in one of the University's historic residence halls. Each camper will receive bed linens and a set of towels. Free laundry facilities and WiFi will be provided. Commuters may purchase a meal package or pay per meal.