The Program

Jazz Camp at University of California San Diego is a five-day summer program designed for intermediate to advanced level jazz musicians, ages 14–adult. Enrollment is Iimited to a maximum of 60 students, who work directly with our faculty of internationally renowned jazz artists, exploring styles ranging from classic bebop to contemporary open-form. Students receive one-on-one and small group instruction, earning three units of University of California continuing education credit.


Local students may choose to commute to campus daily…
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Students may stay on UC San Diego campus via our residential program…
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This program is open to international students 18 and older…
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Jazz Camp for Educators

Special track for school band directors, contact for more information


Each course sequence is offered in two different levels, Intermediate and Advanced, to fit your level of experience…
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Important Dates
May 16 Refund request deadline
May 23 Enrollment deadline
June 23 Placement auditions (commuter)
June 24 Placement auditions (residential students only)
June 25-29 Instruction
June 30 Departure