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2nd International Jazz Composer’s Symposium Set for June

Posted in News on May 12, 2008

The second International Jazz Composer’s Symposium, co-sponsored by the The University of South Florida Center for Jazz Composition. in partnership with BMI, will return to its home in Tampa on the campus of the University of South Florida from June 12-14, 2008 in Tampa, FL (the Symposium had been previously scheduled to take place in Park City, UT).

The Symposium is designed as a forum to bring jazz composers of all ages and nationalities together for an informal exchange of ideas, information, and inspiration.

This year’s Symposium will include noted master artists Stefon Harris, Bill Holman, Jim McNeely, the Turtle Island String Quartet, among others, in a series of lectures, master classes, panel discussions, new music reading sessions, research presentations, and concerts.

Pre-registration fee is $195 ($165 for students) when purchased by May 2, 2008. After May 2nd, the registration fee is $225 ($195 for students). Registration fee cover the cost of admission to the opening reception and all evening concerts.

To register, click here. Tentative conference schedule information, as well as local accommodations are also listed.