The Jazz Academy Miami gives students the tools to reach the next level...
— Markus Gottschlich

 

Founded by Jazz pianist and Steinway Artist Markus Gottschlich, the Academy opens it's doors for a winter and summer music program. The week-long program is carefully crafted and aims to give students the experience of a lifetime. 

Admitted students enjoy a week filled with master classes, workshops, performances and recording sessions. Moreover, they are housed together in a fully equipped mansion and are served three meals per day. The tuition is all inclusive and also covers ground transportation.

Sample Schedule

Monday:
8-9am. Breakfast
9.30am. Ear Training with Symphony Conductor
11am. Guided ensemble performance
12-1pm. Lunch at the Mansion
2pm. Fundamentals of Latin Jazz with Latin Grammy Award-Winning Artists
4pm. Open Jam Session
5.30-7pm. Dinner
8pm. Student and faculty performance

 

Advisory Committee

 

   Ari Nemser, Curriculum Support Specialist, Miami-Dade County Public Schools                           

   Wendy Oxenhorn, Executive Director & Vice ChairmanJazz Foundation of America                                  

   Alfonso Gutierrez, Media Arts Coordinator,  Miami International University of Art & Design

                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Previous Instructors

Daniel Zamir, Israel
Saxophone

Randy Weston
Piano

Nicole Henry
Voice

James Morrison, Australia
Trumpet

Christian Reif, Germany
Conductor

Cecilia Roy, Canada
Piano

 

Tyra Juliette
Voice

Philippe Leoge, France
Piano

Raimonds Kalnins, Latvia
Percussions
 

Mads Tolling, Denmark
Violin

Jose Javier Freire, Puerto Rico
Percussions

Nitai Hershkovits, Israel
Piano