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This program requires application before ticket package purchase.

Experience the excitement of a recording studio environment as a Disney clinician conducts your Jazz Band through a rehearsal and recording session of classic Disney selections.

  • Walt Disney World, Florida
  • Year-Round
  • Middle–Junior High
    High School

Workshop Overview

Students enter the world of a professional jazz musician through this intensive, 2 1/2-hour workshop where they will rehearse and record jazzy renditions of several Disney songs under the direction of a Disney teaching artist.Performers master specific techniques to maximize rehearsal time and execute a stellar performance as they:

  • Sight-read Disney music arrangements ranging from Grades 1.5 to 4
  • Learn how critical timing is to all styles of jazz
  • Perfect attacks and releases using a jazz vocabulary
  • Fine-tune improvisation skills with proven tips and techniques
  • Discover the differences between swing, Latin and rock styles
  • Become more familiar with the blues, pentatonic scales and standard progressions
  • Discuss the requirements of a studio recording environment and what is expected of performers

Chairs, stands, amps, a piano and all large instruments are provided. Music is scored for a standard jazz ensemble. Your Disney teaching artist will select music appropriate for your group's grade level in order to achieve musical success within a short rehearsal period.

National Core Arts Standards

Disney Performing Arts Workshops fulfill many of the National Core Arts Standards for creation, performing, responding and connecting. Review the standards explored through this experience.


How to Apply

Submit your completed Disney Performing Arts Application to us at least 8 weeks before the requested date of your event. (Application materials can be accepted up to one year in advance.)

Please note: You must apply and receive confirmation of acceptance before purchasing your tickets!