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Rapport Falmouth Jazz summer school

10-15 August 2020   

More Info and booking soon!


Rapport Falmouth Jazz summer school

Academy OF Music and Theatre arts (AMATA) Falmouth University, Penryn Campus, Penryn, Cornwall.

This is a six day course for instrumentalists and vocalists seeking to develop their jazz playing skills and experience alongside other likeminded jazz lovers and a first-class team of tutors.

The course is open to people from a wide range of backgrounds and experience - from beginner to advanced - and gives the chance to explore and develope new techniques, gain valuable playing experience in a variety of small, medium , and large ensembles and styles, as well as discovering new repertoire.

The six day course offers a the comprehensive range of learning and playing opportunities looking into rhythm, harmony, improvisation, comping, soloing, rehearsal, performance, and the vital ingredients of confidence and fun!

The course welcomes players with wide range of backgrounds and interests, and is available for both residential and course only members. Special features of the week include daily evening live sessions at a nearby local venue, and a final night concert on campus which is open to family and friends.

The course facilities at Falmouth University are well-equipped with purpose built music practice, rehearsal, and performance studios. The campus accomodation and eating options are well appointed, and there is a full time pastoral care provision for under 18’s.

A fantastic week of jazz discovery and music making takes place set in the spacious green Penryn Campus, making this a stimulating and relaxing Cornish hang!

The tutors for 2020

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BOOKING OPTIONS - places for:

Adults - Residential and course only - Earlybird discount; deposit with later balance payment.

Students (under 21 and over 14): basic student discount, with possible partial bursaries available.

Local developing jazz artists.

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Rooms on campus are comfortable double rooms with ensuite bathrooms (with towels) and shared Kitchen / dining Spaces. Twin rooms are also bookable. All rooms have a breakfast option.

The course is run on a self-catering basis, but at the course location delicious vegetarian food by Terry’s Achar Street Food will available for lunch and dinner. Also available throughout the day will be hot food & salads for lunch, and all tea, dcoffee, drinks, and lots of cake provided by theThe AMATA Cafe.           

Hot food is also available a la carte at the campus refectory and several other onsite cafes, and a campus shop. In nearby Penryn (15 min walk) are various eateries and a 24hr Asda.

Members who will stay on campus during the course are required to book their room directly from the campus accommodation service at: Info soon!


Road: the A30 / M5 is the main route in and out of Cornwall;  into Cornwall

RAIL: nearest station is PENRYN; take local train from mainline TRURO; Great Western Rail

AIR: nearest airport is NEWQUAY

COACH: MEGABUS stops at PENRYN CAMPUS (from Plymouth, Bristol & London); By bus



Falmouth University                                                                                   The Academy of Music and Theatre Arts, Penryn CAMPUS,  Penryn TR10 9LX, Cornwall.


En Rapport Falmouth Jazz summer school 2020



Past workshops at Falmouth

'Well Hello' written arranged and led by Andy Hague

‘Waking To Waves’ written by David Binney, arranged and led by Ed Jones.

'Portrait of Jenny' written, arranged, and led by Kenny Werner

‘Whoopin Blues’ written by Nicholas Payton, arranged and led by Andy Hague.

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