Sight-read and record jazz music from Disney films in a simulated film-scoring studio environment. Learn the critical role that improvisation, jazz styles and rhythm play in delivering a pitch-perfect performance!
Instrumental jazz students experience the excitement of a working recording studio where industry professionals present sight-reading techniques, performance concepts, improvisational tools and the entire process for laying down a musical track. Taught by composers, arrangers, conductors or studio musicians—this 90-minute workshop culminates with a screening of the students' recorded work set to Disney film footage!
During this exciting learning experience, students will:
Requirements: This course has a minimum of 15 participants. Instruments are required. Middle School ensembles (performers ages 11-13) must provide a video submission. Minimum age is 11 years old.
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.
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.)
Your group's audition will be evaluated on the following:
See the Disneyland® Resort Audition Guidelines for full details. Don't forget to have your director sign all applications.