Jazz Services has received the following information about an opportunity for young musicians to perform at the Langau Jazz Nights festival in Emmental, Switzerland, in July this year. Application forms and more information are available on the official website linked below, with a closing date of 2nd June.
11th International Junior Jazz Meeting as a part of the 23rd Langnau Jazz Nights 2013 from July 23rd until July 27th
Young talents: the stage is yours!
For the eleventh time, the annual "International Junior Jazz Meeting" will be taking place. This event is part of the 23rd "Langnau Jazz Nights" in the Emmental (Switzerland) which take place from July 23rd until July 27th. It features young talented musicians from different countries which have the opportunity to perform on an open air stage.
The "Langnau Jazz Nights" LJN are more than just "another" jazz festival. Besides the nightly concerts with some of the best international musicians, the LJN offer a "Jazz Workshop" for adults, the "Junior Jazz Workshop" – and the "International Junior Jazz Meeting".
This "festival within the festival" gives young aspiring artists the opportunity to meet fellow musicians as well as internationally acclaimed stars – a unique event in Europe.
Younger than 26 and addicted to jazz?
Applicants should be no more than 25 years old and the music performed should have to do with jazz in some sort of way.
The festival offers accommodation and food as well as free tickets to all connected concerts.
Feedback by professional jazz musicians
After performing, the concert will be discussed in a feedback workshop with a teacher of the Jazz Workshop. There are possibilities to rehearse and have jam sessions. Applicants from abroad get a contribution to travel expenses.
More detailed information and application forms can be found online: