About Jazzlines Ensemble (Free workshop: 11-19 year olds)

Are you aged between 11 and 19 years old?

Are you from Birmingham or the surrounding areas?

Do you want the opportunity to develop your ensemble playing skills and learn more about jazz and improvisation?

Whether you're a beginner or an advanced musician, join these regular workshops and masterclass sessions to learn new tunes by ear, develop your ensemble playing and improvisation skills as well as gain an understanding of jazz harmony.

Now in it’s tenth year running, the Jazzlines Ensembles were founded by experienced jazz musicians and educators Sara Colman and Percy Pursglove and have now grown to include three unique ensembles to cater for all abilities.

The sessions are run by the cities most in demand musicians and educators including the likes of Xhosa Cole, Alicia Gardener-Trejo and David Austin-Grey. They are supported alongside a team of support musicians made up of students and recent graduates from Birmingham Conservatoire’s jazz degree course, these fortnightly workshop sessions are FREE to attend and take place on Saturdays between 3:30pm – 5:30pm at Symphony Hall, a B:Music venue.

The Jazzlines Ensemble have performed at as part of our popular Jazzlines Free Gigs programme in the foyer of Symphony Hall, at mac Birmingham, Music For Youth Festival, on the Jazzlines stage at Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul Festival and even played on the Red Carpet for a Peaky Blinders premier at the iconic Town Hall.

We’re always looking for new members to take part and meet like-minded young musicians.

To join in, book a free place and if you are attending for the first time complete the digital registration forms below.

Click here for Registration Forms

Click here to learn more about Jazzlines Ensembles


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Booking Info

To book your free place please click the 'Buy tickets' button.

If you have not previously attended a session please make sure the Registration Forms have been completed (above).

Wheelchair Users and Disabled Patrons

If you require a wheelchair position (subject to availability) please call the Box Office on 0121 289 6343.

A range of tickets and services are available under our Access Scheme. To find out more, or to join the Access Scheme, email boxoffice@bmusic.co.uk or call us on 0121 289 6343.

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