Jammin Kids "Notes" . . . June 2012 Jammin Kids International Music Academy offers world class music instruction in a variety of instruments, including voice, for kids of ALL ages. We also offer Jammin instrumental rentals, instrumental sales, and accessories in Westons largest music store serving Western Broward County since 1995! In This Issue GRAND RECITAL Dear JK Fan, SUMMER CAMP MUSIC REVIEWS Congrats to all the grads & wishing all the dads a rockin summer, especially those who like CALENDAR: to "jam" with their kids! : ) Diane Sun. 6/10/12: ANNUAL GRAND RECITAL: JK closed for Annual Grand Recital at Bienes Art Center @St. JK will be closed for our Annual Grand Recital on Thomas Aquinas High Sunday June 10 at the Bienes Art Center at St. Thomas School in Ft. Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale. Unlike our small in-house recitals, students will be able to invite many Lauderdale. Hourly additional guests to attend the Grand Recital at this seating times from 1-9 much larger venue. pm based on student ages. Tickets go on Participation is open to all current JK customers in good sale beginning Fri. standing along with teacher recommendations that the 6/1/12. student is indeed prepared for the performance. Because of limited stage time, all performers are Mon. 6/11/12: limited to 2 songs each. If a student plays more than First day of Summer one instrument, then they are also limited to one Music Mini-Camp & song per instrument. In addition, there are Institute! Runs performance time limits of 3 minutes max for soloists, weekly for 10 weeks 4 minutes max for duets & 5 minutes max for all summer. Morning ensembles. program for 5-9 yr olds from 9 am - 12 pm. There will be hourly seating beginning at 1 pm until 9 Afternoon program for pm based on students ages from youngest to oldest. 10-15 yr olds from Siblings can be accommodated in the same seating time
12:30-3:30. & are encouraged to perform in duets.Mon. 6/11/12: Tickets will go on sale Fri. June 1. The cost is $12 perMonthly auto pay- person in advance (including parking) or $15 at thements processed. door. Each ticket will be entered into a raffle for a free week of summer camp! There is no cost for performersSummer who will each receive a trophy or metal. Attire is semi-Schedule: formal.We are in week 14 of our16 week Spring Session JK Mini-Camp & Institute:which ends on Sat. June 9.We are closed on Sun. JK will again offer its affordable & popular MusicJune. 10 for our AnnualGrand Recital. Mini-Camp & Mini-Institute programs . ThesePlease remember that all both operate rain or shine!make-ups must occur withinthe current Spring session The Mini-Camp runs during the mornings from 9 a.m. -and are not carried over into noon for 5-9 year olds. It involves small groupsthe next Summer session.Also there is a $5 rotating between: intro to different instruments,rescheduling fee for any musical arts & crafts, musical board games & musicallesson not occurring at its computer games. There is a performance for theregular time. families at the end of each week!Our 12 week SummerSession runs from Mon. The Mini-Institute runs during the afternoons from6/11/12 to Sun. 9/2/12. We 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. for 10-15 year olds. It involves:will be closed on Sundaysduring the 10 weeks of Jammin in ensembles, trying different instruments,summer camp so lessons music appreciation, theory & composition plus acurrently on that day will contest for the best new original song!need to move to a differentday during the summer.Also all lessons must be There are 10 Weekly (Mon. - Fri.) sessions from Junemoved to after 3:30 p.m. 11 to August 17. Beginners & advanced students areon weekdays both welcomed. We have maintained the same priceswhile summer camp isrunning from Mon. as follows: $100 per week, $360 per month or 4 weeks6/11/12 -Fri. 8/17/12. (10% discount!), plus a $10 registration fee (per family). Reserve a spot now for only $25. Sign upPlease note that we requirethat any customers before your week(s) are full as space is very limited!travelling this summeremail JK their plans inwriting in order to chargecustomers correctly when JAZZ MUSIC "JAMMIN":they are actually here takinglessons. Just letting your The final "First Friday Jazz Jams" where student jazzteacher know your plans is musicians are invited to jam with real jazz pros will be onnot adequate or you may be Fri. 6/1/12 from 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. at ArtServe, 1350 E.inadvertently billedincorrectly! Sunrise Blvd. in Ft. Lauderdale. Audience members of all ages are welcome. Admission is free. For more info go to:
Our 16 week Fall Session www.GoldCoastJazzSociety.com. JK is a member!begins on Mon. 9/3/12. MAJORING IN MUSIC IN COLLEGE?: Students considering pursuing a music degree in college should check out a new website www.MajoringInMusic.com. The site gives tips on choosing schools, auditions, mentors,scholarships, career development, summer programs and more!Teacher News:Violin, piano & windteacher Sophiewelcomed her firstchild, a baby boy MUSIC REVIEWS:named Charley!Wind JKs plans for a Drum Showcase at WestoninstructorJackie will Town Center were unfortunately rained out &be leaving us for thesummer to teach ended up back at JK for an in-house recitalmusic at a camp in instead. Many of Juan & Johns students hadMaryland. some outstanding performances! IndividualNew Teacher highlights included Juans students: RodrigoWelcome: Hernandez, Mathew Sebenick, Eitan Dombey, Eduardo Lujan and Johns students: IgnacioMichael Finklberg & Cullen Mitvalski. Ensemble highlights included Matthew, Eitan & Ignaciospiano Garage Band & Juans Jazz Band featuring Juan Salguero, Camilo Isaza (Adams guitarJose student), & Francisco Poller.drumsBarbara GFLCoC Event @Bonnet House Thanks: A big thank you to JK Bass Instructor Joe& his bandvoice & piano mates from "Modernity" for their awesome jazzJammin Kids quartet performance at the recent Greater Ft.Teacher Profile: Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce event at theJuan has been our drum and Historic Bonnet House. To learn more about his bandpercussion instructor since2007. Originally from for your upcoming events check out their website:Columbia, Juan began his www.ModernityMusic.com.
studies at their National Conservatory of Music. He graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Music from the University del Bosque de Columbia. Juan furthered his Stage Masters JK Stars: music education at the Sonarte School of Music focusing on Some of our JK students recently participated in advanced drums and ensembles. He also received a the Stage Masters Music Competitions in Masters Degree in Jazz Coral Gables, with some outstanding results! Performance in Buenos Aires at the Conservatorio de MPB Jaffirds piano student Jacob Velazquez & de Curitiba, where he also Dannys piano student Elizabeth Castano both taught and performed. He also earned "double platinum" trophies. To find out spent time in Argentina studying at EMBA Escuela de about future events check out their website at Musica & Universidad de www.StageMastersMusic.com. Avellaneda, teaching and performing. Juan then studied Latin & African percussion in Curitiba & Salvador Bahia, Brazil. He has performed as a JK welcomed the following new families in May: professional musician on Royal Caribbean cruises before joining Jammin Kids. Arapova, Askari, Avellan, Alhadeff, Juan is also the founder of our Gonzalez, Hicks, Jaramillo, Jaua, Kassim, Garage Band ensemble program and serves as our Lopez, Martinez, Mays, Morales, Nathan, Academy Manager & Music Director. He also performs Rivera, Rosales, Sanchez, Tomassino, professionally. Teacher Birthdays: Tuesta, Umlauf, Vargas Fri. 6/8/12 Sincerely, Jackie Wind & Piano Diane Stockton-Breese, Sun. 6/17/12 President & CEO Jaffird www.JamminKidsWeston.com Piano & VoiceJK FALL DEPOSIT PROGRAM:As a courtesy to our JK families who may be travelling this summer, JK offers the "Fall DepositProgram" to reserve your current instructor & time when you return for the Fall Session theweek of Monday Sept. 3. The cost is $50 per student & is credited against your Fall package.
Customers temporarily using these spots during the Summer Session are kindly asked to find adifferent time if they continue into the Fall session.Jammin Kids International Music Academy | 1396-5 S.W. 160th Avenue | Indian Trace Center | Weston | FL | 33326