Jazz Intensive

Build your confidence, collaboration, improv, and performance skills!

Monday, 7/17 – Friday, 7/21

9am – 5pm

Ages 13 – 18

Registration for this session has closed. Please contact us for details. 

Looking for a one-week immersive jazz experience with a chance to learn from acclaimed jazz saxophonist Walter Smith III on our world class stages? Then this is the place to be this summer! We’ll focus on jazz idioms,  improvising, and playing in combos. 

Live Performance: Friday, 8/21 at 6:00pm in Skyview

Guest Artist

Walter Smith III

Jazz saxophonist and Director of the Woodwind Department at Berklee College of Music

Faculty Coordinator

Jerry Sabatini

Jerry Sabatini

Recognized as an adventurous, creative, and diverse trumpet player, improviser, composer, arranger, and educator; Director, Groton Hill Big Band.


Summers at Groton Hill

Meet new people. Push yourself as a musician. Explore the boundaries of sound and self. 

Summers at Groton Hill are all about discovery. We invite guests into the classroom, put students on world-class stages, and break through the heat of summer with cool new ways to learn. 

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