Lebanon Jazz Workshop
30 June – 5 July, 2019
At the Mozart Chahine School of Music – Jal el Dib
Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Piano, Electric Guitar, Bass, Drum set, Violin, Vocal.
$200 // which includes a t-shirt, all classes, participation on the competition, and Rosario Giuliani’s concert.
(Please bring the tuition in cash to pay on first day)
Jazz Soloist Competition
The 2019 Lebanon International Jazz Soloist Competition is open to all musicians, 35 years of age or younger as of 1 July 2019, on any musical instrument, from any country.
All Jazz Soloist Competition Contestants must be registered, and have paid their Registration Fees by 1:30 pm, Sunday, 30 June 2019. Failure to pay the Registration Fees will disqualify the contestant.
Deadline for uploading your Video is Sunday, 23 June 2019
The Semi-finalist Round
All Contestant musicians will have paid their Registration Fees by Sunday,v30 June 2019, 1:30 pm. 6 Semi-finalists will be announced that day after the 5:00 pm Lebanon Jazz Workshop Faculty Concert.
The 6 Semi-finalists will perform with the faculty trio on Monday, 1 July, after the Lebanon Jazz Workshop Faculty Concert. 3 Finalists will be selected.
Semi-finalists will play one (1) selection of their choice, 5 minutes or less, with the Lebanon Jazz Workshop Faculty. Semi-finalist must have lead sheets for Piano, Bass and Drums (unless you play one of these instruments), with clear form and arrangement, Intro-Head-Improvisation-Head-Ending.
No rehearsal will take place. Contestants must have music, intros and endings, clearly marked
The final competition will be held in the Mozart Chahine Concert Hall on Thursday, 4 July before Rosario Giuliani’s Jazz Concert. After Rosario’s concert, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards will be announced and all 3 individuals will be invited to perform w/Rosario.
1st Prize // $600 + 2019 LJW registration fee
2st Prize // $100 + D’Addario gift + 2019 LJW registration fee
3st Prize // D’Addario gift + 2019 LJW registration fee
How you can help
JEA and its partners also provide music instrument donations to help create the next generation of jazz musicians