Loyola Jazz Camp

Two students playing jazz on trumpets in a concert

This year's jazz camp is SCHEDULED FOR June 9-13, 2024

Deadline: May 24, 2024

June 9-13, 2024

Four days of intensive jazz improvisation experience in a small group setting taught by Loyola University New Orleans Jazz Faculty. Musicians will learn improvisation and ensemble performance in a small group setting. We accept students with one year of experience and up. You must be 14 years old to stay in the dorms.


Non-beginners who have completed the 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grades. Vocalists and instrumentalists including brass, woodwind or string instruments, piano, bass, guitar, or drum set are welcome.


Tuition without Room & Board

  • $300.00 

Tuition with Room & Board

  • $700.00 (Single occupancy)
  • Must be a minimum of 13 years of age to stay in the dorm.
  • Bring your own linens
  • Food service will begin Monday morning (6/10), and end with supper Thurs (6/13).
  • Commuters with cash or credit may purchase lunches in the Danna Center.



2:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2024
Room 240, Music Building, corner of St. Charles Ave. & Calhoun St.

CHECK OUT: 6:30 p.m., Thursday, June 13, 2024
CLASSES: Monday - Thursday, June 10-13, 2024 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CLOSING CONCERT: 7:00 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2024 in Nunemaker Auditorium

Sample Daily Schedule with Optional Evening Activities (chaperoned)
7:30 Breakfast
9:00 Theory/Improv. Sections
10:30 Faculty Performance
12:00 Lunch 
1:00 Master Classes
2:30 Faculty Presentation
3:30 Combos
5:00 Dinner
6:30 Supervised jam sessions, viewing of video tape of artists, listening, practice, Rec Plex activities
11:00 DORM


In an effort to achieve a balanced instrumentation for the camp, we will limit the number of each instrument accepted. Applications with deposits will be taken in order of receipt until each limit is reached. Those we are unable to accommodate will be returned promptly. Pay your deposit early to insure placement! You can apply online OR through the mail. 

Register Online

Register by MAIL

Apply for Financial Aid 

Mail to: Gordon Towell, Loyola University, Box 8, New Orleans, LA  70118

Deadline: May 24

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(Subject to change due to other commitments)

Gordon Towell

Wess Anderson 

Matt Lemmler 

John Mahoney 

Wayne Maureau 

Jason Mingledorff

Amina Scott

Nick Volz 

Ed Wise

Meryl Zimmerman

Adam Bock

More Information

For more information, please contact Jazz Studies coordinator Gordon Towell at 504-865-2164 or email