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Summer Jazz Camp

Music Lessons

Summer Jazz Camp at Moravian University

July 22 - 26, 2024 

Bethlehem, PA

The MUMI Summer Jazz Camp is open to students entering grades 8-12 in the fall of 2024, as well as COLLEGE STUDENTS. The camp is open to interested students of all levels, instruments and voice. Students with little or no experience will find challenging and rewarding opportunities for musical growth.  

Camp Details

DatesJuly 22- July 26, 2024
Program Fees

Register by March 1, 2024 and receive a $50 discount

$475 Beta Track (beginner/intermediate)
$550 Alpha Track (advanced – audition required)

College Credit (syllabus)$200 for half unit (.50) or the equivalent of a 2 credit course
Audition Dates (for Alpha Track)Monday, June 24th 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Tuesday, June 25th 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Alpha Track Audition Info (PDF) 
Application Deadline

Beta Track application accepted until all spaces are full. 

Alpha Track application and payment due by June 14, 2024

Payment In Full Due with registration
Jazz Ensembles Concert DateFriday, July 26, 2024, 7:00 p.m.


To instruct students in the performance practices of the art form, Jazz. To familiarize students' with the music theory and historical elements relevant to jazz performance. To enhance the students jazz performance capabilities.


  • Advanced ALPHA TRACK 
    • Combo performance
    • Advanced classes/instruction
    • Masterclasses with accomplished artists
    • Recording classes (digital recording techniques)
    • Business of music class
    • Jam sessions
    • Participation by audition ONLY - Exceptions:
      • You are a SteelStacks Showcase Scholarship winner
      • You were accepted to the Alpha Track in a previous year
      • You have been accepted as a music major with a jazz concentration at Moravian University, or an equivalent educational institution
  • Beginning/Intermediate BETA TRACK 
    • Combo performance
    • Jazz classes for beginner and intermediate players
      • Theory
      • Improv
      • History/listening
    • Jam sessions
    • Masterclasses with accomplished artists
    • No audition is required for the BETA TRACK!

College Credit

Attend the Summer Jazz Camp at Moravian and earn college credit. The class is titled: "Introduction to Jazz Recording and Technology" (view the syllabus).  

This option is available to students who are high school juniors or older and have been accepted to the Alpha Track. Students that successfully complete the Alpha Track and meet all of the requirements of the syllabi will receive a half unit (.50) or the equivalent of a 2 credit course. Moravian University students and adults are highly encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity.    


This week-long camp begins on Monday morning with a faculty concert that will segue into a jam session. Monday through Friday there are scheduled classes and rehearsals from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. The Jazz Ensembles Concert will be held in Foy Concert Hall, admission is free.


Participation in the camp includes lunch daily. Participants will eat meals in Clewell Dining Hall, Monday through Friday  

Camp Policy

Because our standards for achievement are high, we accept highly motivated students who will enjoy the classes as well as the cultural activities. It is, therefore, important to know that failure to comply with regulations will be grounds for immediate dismissal from the program. Parents and/or guardians will be contacted as soon as any unsatisfactory behavior is recognized. No refunds will be issued if you are dismissed for behavioral issues.

Fees and How to Apply


The day fee covers lunch, instruction, and a camp shirt. The fee must be paid by credit card.  

How to Apply  

You can register by completing the online registration form

For more information contact the Music Institute
610.861.1650 (voice), 610-861-1657 (FAX), or

Payment Information

Please complete the payment information using a credit card (all cards are accepted).  Payment in full is required.


Teaching at the camp will be members of the Moravian University jazz faculty and may include: 

Moravian University Music Institute

Following the tradition of over 250 years of music in Bethlehem and located in the historic district, THE MORAVIAN UNIVERSITY MUSIC INSTITUTE encourages the art of music through study and performance at all levels for any student or member of the community. Offerings include private lessons, master classes, group ensembles and Suzuki education.

MUMI offers excellent year round concert programming to suit any musical taste.

For More Information on classes or MUMI events, call 610.861.1650 or email