Brubeck Jazz Summit

July 7-13, 2024

Brubeck Jazz Summit is a transformative jazz education program for outstanding pre-college musicians from around the world. Led by Artistic Directors Roxy Coss and Lucas Pino, students learn from a diverse and passionate roster of world-class faculty and guest artists through combo rehearsals, masterclasses, career development, jam sessions, and performances. 

The Summit provides an inclusive and nurturing learning environment, where students and faculty build a strong community of lifelong connections. Students are challenged to grow musically and personally, and are provided with an educational experience designed to inspire and equip them in their journey as the next generation of creative leaders in jazz. 

A living legacy of the musician and international statesman, Dave Brubeck, the week-long Brubeck Jazz Summit is a partnership between Classical Tahoe and Brubeck Living Legacy, hosted at the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe campus located in a stunning mountain environment on the North Shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe.

Eligibility: Highly motivated students who are between the ages of 15-18 at the time of application. 

Instrumentation: Jazz musicians of all instruments and voice are encouraged to apply.

Location: University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe campus in Incline Village, NV.

Program Cost: $2,000. Includes tuition, housing, and meals on campus.

Scholarships: Available for application fees, tuition, and travel.

Audition & Application Deadline: March 31, 2024

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Brubeck Jazz Summit is a transformative jazz education program for outstanding pre-college musicians from around the world. A living legacy of the musician and international statesman, Dave Brubeck, the week-long Brubeck Jazz Summit is a partnership between Classical Tahoe and Brubeck Living Legacy, hosted at the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe campus.

Faculty & Guest Artists

Led by Artistic Directors Roxy Coss and Lucas Pino, students learn from a diverse and passionate roster of world-class faculty and guest artists through combo rehearsals, masterclasses, career development, jam sessions, and performances.

Past Summits

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Brubeck Jazz Summit Sponsors

Brubeck Living Legacy, Elaine Cardinale & Jonathan Knowles, Peter and Kim Garcia, Sandy & Steve Hardie, Kevin and Rebecca Kassekurt, Carol and Douglas Koelemay, Susan Maturlo & Charles Dowd, Anh-Tuyet Nguyen & Robert Pollock, Keith O'Donnell, Eleanor & Bob Preger, David and Anh Schwab, UNR at Lake Tahoe, Reno Jazz Festival, and DANSR/Vandoren.

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