NYJC’s Creative Leadership Ensemble 2020

The National Youth Jazz Collective’s “Creative Leadership Ensemble 2020” in partnership with the University of Birmingham

Deadline for Applications is Monday 24th February: APPLY HERE!

NYJC is looking for young female musicians aged 14-18 to join their 2020 Creative Leadership Ensemble: An exciting scheme (founded in 2013) designed to support NYJC’s advanced female musicians (aged 14-18) interested in joining a new music ensemble that composes, workshops & eventually records & performs its own original music, resulting in a 45 to 60-minute set for jazz festivals & gigs.

Now in its 6th year, CLE is a groundbreaking scheme led by NYJC’s multi award winning Artistic Director, (composer, conductor, arranger & director of Fuzzy Moon Records) Issie Barratt supported by guest female alumnae (past members of NYJC) now active on the international scene, many of whom were also in CLE.

REHEARSAL WORKSHOP DATES:

  • 1st March 2020 11am – 5pm
  • 25th April 2020 11am – 5pm
  • 20th June 2020 11am – 5pm
  • 11th July 2020 11am – 5pm
  • 1st August 2020 11am – 5pm

Gig dates t.b.c*

LOCATION: Music Department, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TT

NEAREST TRAIN STATION – University (Change at Birmingham New Street)

ENROLMENT FEE: £150 for the entire programme = 5 workshop days & following performances*

NYJC’s bursary scheme supports all young musicians whose household is in receipt of benefits or on low income, covering both the enrolment fee & help with travel costs. You can request this when you apply.

Deadline for Applications is Monday 24th February: APPLY HERE!