Symphonic Jazz Workshop

Learn more about the Symphonic Jazz Workshop, an exciting exploration of jazz influences in symphonic music that is open to all instruments!

Camp dates for summer 2024 will be announced soon.

July 25-27, 2023 • Tacoma City Theaters

All instruments (saxophones included) are welcomed into this workshop, which celebrates pieces that blend jazz and symphonic styles. Students (entering grade 8 through age 21) learn about the unique history of these melded genres through guest performances, oral traditions, and a final show-and-tell performance for friends and family!

Photos by TYSA staff.

Workshop Information

How to Apply

Please complete the online application below, then pay your tuition in order to secure your place. You can pay online (click here to go to our payment page) or by mailing in a check. Your registration is not complete until we receive: 1) your online application and 2) your full payment.

Post-Acceptance Packet and Student Guidelines

AFTER receiving a communication from the workshop manager indicating your acceptance to the workshop, click below for your post-acceptance packet and student guidelines:


Tuition for the Symphonic Jazz Workshop is $295. Balance is due by July 15. If you are concurrently registered for EMF, tuition for the Symphonic Jazz Workshop is reduced to $195 – a $100 discount!

Financial Aid

Please contact to inquire about need-based financial aid, or complete and submit the financial aid application below by June 1.

Sample Daily Schedule

9:45 – Student Check-In
10:00 – Rehearsal
12:00 – Lunch
12:45 – Lecture with Dr. Cobbs on Symphonic Jazz
1:30 – Rehearsal
2:30 – Day Ends

Symphonic Jazz Workshop Application

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Are you a member of the TYSA?(Required)
Are you registered for EMF 2022?(Required)
Which TYSA group were you most recently involved in?(Required)
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