2017 Festival

Festival Welcomes Natasha D’Agostino

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 Update June 8th, 2017.  Jennifer Scott, unfortunately, will not be available to be with us for the July 2017 Festival. Jennifer sends us her regrets. We welcome Vancouver vocalist / pianist Natasha D’Agostino as faculty instructor / performer at this year’s South Delta Jazz Workshop and Festival. A creative composer and improviser, Natasha draws influence […]

2017 Festival

Faculty 2017

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This year we welcome the return of Jennifer Scott (voice and piano)  and Ron Samworth (guitar) to our full-time faculty,  Dr. Jared Burrows will be returning to work with us this year as well, more details coming soon! Our regular faculty of Len Aruliah, Rob Kohler, Kevin Lee, Brad Muirhead, Stephen Robb and Stan Taylor will be […]

2016 festival

Info for workshop participants

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Greetings 2016 Jazz Workshop Participants, This is important information. Please read all of it! I hope you are all looking forward to the South Delta Jazz Workshop as much as we are! We have a great week of music, learning, and fun planned for everyone. The workshop begins Tuesday, July 5 at 9:30 am. We will meet at Delta Community Music School, 4705 Arthur […]

2016 festival

Registration is Now Open!

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Registration is now Open for our 2016 Jazz Workshop! We have an exciting group of faculty with both Ron Samworth and Jennifer Scott here with us for the whole week. We are currently looking for financial support for our scholarship program. We would like to expand the scholarship support we can offer our students.  For […]

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Faculty for 2016

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This year we are pleased to welcome Jennifer Scott and Ron Samworth to our full time workshop faculty. Ron is one of our regular faculty at Delta Community Music School teaching both guitar and electric bass. Jennifer  joined us last year as a guest faculty.  Jared Burrows and Kofi are both overseas this summer working […]

2015 festival

Notice to participants – Jazz Workshop 2015

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Greetings 2015 Jazz Workshop Participants, This is important information. Please read all of it! I hope you are all looking forward to the South Delta Jazz Workshop as much as we are! We have a great week of music, learning, and fun planned for everyone. The workshop begins Tuesday, July 7 at 9:30 am. We will meet at Delta Community Music School, 4705 Arthur […]

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Dr. Donald Burkett Memorial Scholarship

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Bob Miller, Suzanne Oliver, the Delta Community Music School and the family of Dr. Don Burkett wish to announce that a music bursary has been created in Don’s name. It was two years ago on June 1, 2013 that our dear friend, father and husband left this world. The Dr. Don Burkett Memorial Bursary will be for the workshop held in […]

2015 festival

Guest Artist – Dr. Kofi Gbolonyo

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We would like to welcome Dr. Kofi Gbolonyo as our in residence Guest Artist for the 2015 Summer Workshop and Festival! Dr. Kofi Gbolonyo is a Ghanaian-Ewe Ethnomusicologist and Music Educator; an adjunct professor of Music and African Studies at UBC and the founding director of the UBC African Music and Dance Ensemble. Kofi is […]

2015 festival

Jennifer Scott – Guest Artist for 2015

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At this time we welcome Jennifer Scott as one our Guest Artists for the 2015 Workshop and Festival. Jennifer Scott is a Vancouver-born vocalist and jazz pianist specializing in jazz, blues and world music. Jennifer is considered one of the most important jazz artists working in Canada and the United States today. From sold-out concerts in […]