The 2015 Cyprus Jazz Workshop is the first jazz camp to be held in the island featuring international jazz artist/educators from various national countries.
The workshop is open to all individuals, regardless of age or abilities, on most instruments (please check the online application for instrument list). Courses taught will include Jazz Improvisation/Jazz Theory, Jazz Master Classes, Jazz Combos, Jazz Big Bands, plus Faculty Concerts each day. The final concert featuring all the Cyprus Jazz Workshop groups will be on Thursday, 23rd July, 8:30pm. Concert is open to the public at no charge at the European University Cyprus Outdoor Theatre.
Tuition for the workshop is €125 which includes a 2015 Cyprus Jazz Workshop t-shirt.
Registration and Auditions will be held on Saturday, 18th July from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm . All classes begin on Sunday, 19th July at 9:00 am, at the European University Cyprus.
Applicants must be citizens or have a valid Visa/Residence Permit for the Republic of Cyprus.
Jazz Artists / Educators
Mariano is a versatile player in the jazz and classical idioms in saxophone, flute, clarinet and oboe. After graduating summa cum laude in Jazz Studies from Florida Atlantic
Saxophonist Thomas Hornig has lived and worked as a session musician and music educator in Beirut, Lebanon for over 20 years. In 1994, he was appointed Professor
Ioanna studied music at the University of Pécs in Hungary where she earned a Master of Arts degree in music teaching, choir conducting, and jazz singing / musical
Jazz pianist Marios Toumbas earned a Bachelor of Music, Cum Laude, in Music Synthesis from Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA, and a Master of Music Degree
Gary Mayne is a resident of Washington, D.C. From big bands salsa bands, rock bands, to the symphonic stage, Gary has performed, taught and recorded with a
A very active and versatile bass player, Makram Aboul Hosn has been performing in the Beirut music scene for over 5 years with some of the most prominent groups in the
During his career, Drummer/Educator Paolo Orlandi has performed with some of the most influential jazz musicians on the scene, taught university-level courses on ...
Born in Beirut, Raffi started classical guitar when he was 16 years old at the Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music with professors Joseph Diban and Jad Hidari.
Tim Libby graduated in 1996 from the University of Northern Colorado with degrees in Music Education and Trumpet Performance. Mr. Libby is an active
Loizos Paphitis studied Jazz Guitar Performance at the Ionian University of Corfu with Greece’s renowned Jazz musicians Vasilis Rakopoullos and George
Cahit Kutrafalı was born in Nicosia in 1984. His talent and interest in music was very noticeable even when he was just a child. He started taking piano lessons at an early age during primary school.
Below is the tentative Schedule for the 2015 Cyprus International Jazz Workshop