Music Project For Young Wolves!
Does Funk, Jazz, Pop, Latin, ... sound like music to your ears? Are you between 17 and 22 years old and do you dream of forming a band and creating your own music? Are you driven to seriously develop your musical skills to a high level and even to use them professionally?
Then this project might be your dream opportunity and a stepping stone into the music scene!
What the project entails:
In cooperation with De Jazzontspooring, H.A.P! and Muziekmozaïek, a coaching programme for a 7-8-piece band will be launched, with the final production: a stage at the festival De Jazzontspooring (25 October 2023). Coach of this project is saxophonist Frank Deruytter (of OTOmachine, among others).
Conditions for participation:
- You were born between 2001 and 2006.
- You play saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano/keyboards, bass guitar/contrabass, drums/percussion, accordion.
- You will pass the selection test on 1 or 2 July.
- You are absolutely available for a full day (from 9.30am to 6pm) on the dates of the coaching programme: 8 & 9 July, 25 August, 17 September, 1 October and finally on 25 October 2023.
Content selection test:
Prepare a piece of your choice with an improvisation in it (*)
Choose one from this list of Standards and do your thing with it (*)
- Watermelon Man
- All the things you are
- Tenor madness
- Night in Tunisia
- In a Sentimental Mood
- Mercy, mercy
*You may perform solo; work with backing track or bring (an) accompanist(s).
- Fill in the form, accompanied by a short portfolio and your chosen work.
- Deadline entries: Sunday, 11 June 2023.
- You will be notified by us if your entry was withheld from participating in the selection test (1 and 2 July in Harelbeke), as well as the time of your selection test.