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Developing a Successful Jazz Program in a Regional Centre


Hodges, GJ and Kerr, D, Developing a Successful Jazz Program in a Regional Centre, Jazz in the Asia Pacific region: Proceedings of the Inaugural Asia Pacific Jazz Conference, September 12th -14th 2003, Hamilton Island, pp. 102-111. ISBN 0646430084 (2003) [Refereed Conference Paper]


Creating and expanding a vibrant performance focused jazz/commercial music degree in a regional center. The difficulties associated with non-metropolitan music degree delivery and the capitalization of both obvious and obscure regional idiosyncrasies to overcome those difficulties in a highly successful manner. The innovative practices that have bought about the current profile for the Bachelor of Jazz Studies such as strong industry links, the development of popular music ensembles, increased performance profile, artistic management of regional festivals, the creation of a certificate program and the industry mentor program are explained and expanded upon.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:Jazz education, music performance training, industry partnership, regional music
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Creative arts, media and communication curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Arts
Objective Field:Music
UTAS Author:Hodges, GJ (Dr Glen Hodges)
ID Code:61855
Year Published:2003
Deposited By:Conservatorium of Music
Deposited On:2010-03-07
Last Modified:2010-03-07

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