Education Resources

Want to know more about jazz?

Whether you’re a classroom teacher, a band director, musician, private teacher, or interested jazz fan the Louisville Jazz Society can help you get connected with the information you need.

Would you like some jazz musicians to come to your classroom or other location to talk about jazz and play the music? Click here for information about a free program offered through the University of Louisville. This program could be a great part of your school’s preparation for the humanities portions of KERA.

We support jazz students of all ages through a variety of scholarship opportunities.

Each year the Louisville Jazz Society offers a full-tuition scholarship to the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Workshop held on the University of Louisville’s campus. Click here for the LJS Scholarship Application (Adobe PDF document).

To register as a participant in the current Aebersold workshop, click here.

We support music education at area universities, too.

The Louisville Jazz Society also offers general financial support to the annual Bellarmine Jazz Guitar Clinic. For information about the next clinic, click here.

The Louisville Jazz Society also offers general financial support to the University of Louisville’s School of Music. For information about the Jazz Studies Program at UofL click here and be sure to click on their calendar for upcoming concerts and special events.

And we encourage all area middle school and high school jazz bands. You can get in touch with local band directors – and find out about their concert schedules – by clicking on the links below

Youth Performing Arts School

Curtis Essig, YPAS Jazz Band Director

Do you want to explore more opportunities to learn? Check out these links:

TheJazz Education Network

The Campaign for Jazz