Education Programs

Committed to educating future generations of musicians and audiences, the Vail Jazz Workshop, Vail Jazz Goes to School, and Jammin’ Jazz Kids provide age-appropriate instruction for tykes to teens.

Vail Jazz education programs are made possible through the generosity of our community. Consider donating to support music education today!


A dozen of the country’s most dedicated, gifted, and promising high school jazz musicians participate in the 10-day Workshop.

Jammin' Jazz Kids

A free interactive program that teach youngsters the fundamentals of jazz and the art of improvisation.

Jazz Goes to School

Jazz education for 4th and 5th graders from top jazz musicians/educators. Celebrating 25 years!

Upcoming Performances

Hey, jazz lovers, we have wrapped up live music for 2022. The Vail Jazz Festival live concert series will return for our 29th year, summer of 2023! Sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of this page to receive updates.

Perpetuating Jazz with a Focus on Young Musicians


Workshop Alumni


VJGTS students annually


years and counting


alum Grammy nominations


Jazz Educators

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