The Jazz Camp at Newport

July 22-28, 2018

Sponsored by Salve Regina and the University of Rhode Island, 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, R.I. 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

Application and Fees

The application deadline has been extended. Please visit here to submit an application. 

A $100 deposit and audition recording must accompany all applications. Accepted students will receive notifications starting on July 1, the full tuition balance is due by July 19. Payment plans are available upon request.

Placement auditions can be submitted by emailing a sound file or link to 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.

  • Online application
  • Overnight camp: $1,150
  • Commuter: $650
  • Sibling discount (overnight): $1,050
  • Sibling discount (commuter): $550

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 wireless Internet will be provided. Commuters may purchase a meal package or pay per meal.