SXU-Southside Summer Jazz Camp

Monday through Friday, July 13-17, 2020

4:30 to 8:30 p.m. (each day)
McGuire Hall (L-216)
Warde Academic Center
Saint Xavier University
3700 W. 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60655

Saint Xavier University is pleased to announce its Fifth Annual SXU-Southside Summer Jazz Camp returning this summer, running from July 13-17, 2020, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. each day.

The camp is open to students in grades 6-12. The SXU-Southside Summer Jazz Camp provides students with the opportunity to learn from and work with an outstanding group of jazz educators who are dedicated to helping them gain their confidence and improve on their abilities as section players, improvisers and sight-readers.

The SXU-Southside Summer Jazz Camp is open to students of all levels of experience regardless of whether they are new to jazz or looking to expand their horizons. The camp includes daily rehearsals on jazz repertoire, instrumental sectionals, improvisation master-classes, jam sessions, guest concerts and music theory workshops. Students will showcase their talents on the final concert on that Friday evening in McGuire Hall of the Warde Academic Center on Saint Xavier University's campus.

The SXU-Southside Summer Jazz Camp welcomes students of all instruments, including trumpet, trombone, saxophone, piano, string bass, guitar, vibraphone and drums.

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The cost of attending the camp is $80 per student.

Register by using the form below. Any questions can be sent to

Refund Policy

Cancellations made 14 days prior to the camp start date will receive a refund less a 25% administrative fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations received less than 14 days prior to the camp start date. In the event the camp is canceled by SXU, a full refund will be provided. In order to request a refund, please send an email with the subject line "Refund Request" to