Ipswich Jazz Festival workshop

Saturday 23rd June 2018 2:00pm — 5:00pm

Northgate Arts Centre, Sidegate Lane West, Ipswich IP4 3DF

Do you love to play and sing? Enjoy jazz? Come along to Northgate Arts Centre, Ipswich on Saturday 23 June for exciting jazz workshops with Suffolk County Music Service, featuring award-winning jazz vocalist Ian Shaw.

Tailored to the students taking part, this workshop promises variety and spontaneity, with plenty of interaction!

What will I get up to on the day?

Please download our invitation letter to find out about the workshops, who this is suitable for, and what to bring with you on the day.


It costs £12 per participant. Remissions are available. 

You can apply by remission if you receive:

  • Income Support;
  • Income based Job Seeker’s Allowance;
  • Income related Employment and Support Allowance;
  • Guarantee element of State Pension Credit;
  • Child Tax Credit but not the Working Tax Credit and have an annual income (as assessed by HM Revenues & Customs) that does not exceed £16,190;
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999;
  • Universal Credit.

Remissions automatically apply for Children in Care.

Apply to take part
  1. Download the invitation letter 
  2. Apply online
  3. Pay online 

Please choose the workshop for your age group, such as 'Jazz workshop 10-14 years' if you are aged between 10-14 years. Or 'Jazz workshop 15-19 years' if you are aged between 15-19 years.

The application closing date has been extended to Friday 11 May 2018.

More information

Ian Shaw has led workshop sessions all over Europe, often during city festivals such as this. Working in a myriad of performance settings, workshops, and mentoring, his rapport with students and fellow singers as a result of 30 years’ experience is unmatched. Ian has been a visiting professor on the jazz course at London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and now increasingly works with choirs which he finds a joyful musical experience. 

This workshop is part of the Ipswich Jazz Festival.

Download our flyer to share with your friends!

If you have any questions or would like to talk through your application, please don't hesitate to contact the County Music Service:

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