Registration for the City Verses Summer Camp has ended.

Students who are selected for the City Verses Summer Camp will:

  • Participate in 4 hours of workshop/lecture-style sessions Monday-Friday in the following format
    • Week 1 – Composition Intensive
    • Week 2 – Jazz and Poetry Composition Collaboration
  • Week 1: Introduction to the cross-disciplinary collaboration process of jazz poetry. The majority of the time will be spent with faculty and students in their specific discipline (jazz or poetry), learning the building blocks of composition within each area.
  • Week 2: Building off of the pedagogic highlights that were instilled in Week 1, students will be paired in small groups to explore and create their own original work, guided by faculty.
  • At the end of each week, students will be invited to participate in a casual, open-mic style performance among their peers and instructors.

Daily schedule:

  • 10 – 10:30 AM: Morning meeting
  • 10:30 – 12:00 PM: Morning lecture
  • 12 – 12:45 PM: Lunch break
  • 12:45 – 2:15 PM: Afternoon workshop
  • 2:15 – 2:45 PM: Closing group

City Verses Summer Camp Timeline:
Timeline subject to change due to the COVID-19 outbreak

July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021
August 2 – 13, 2021
August 15, 2021

Registration due
Full camp
City Verses Culminating Virtual Performance