Monday 01.07.24
Barnival park

Band workshop

Concert start: 10:00 Single ticket price: NOK 850

On 4 July, the Kongsberg Jazz Festival starts with a parade and band workshop. The jazz parade kicks off the festival and the whole of Kongsberg gathers for dance, music, life and excitement.

Kongsberg is known for cultivating many talented musicians, and we believe that the jazz festival and workshops are an important reason for this.

At the Parade and Band workshops, emphasis is placed on working by ear - i.e. without sheet music. The instructors will also teach improvisation. The workshops end with the jazz festival's opening parade, and/or a concert on one of the festival's outdoor stages.

All the instructors are experienced musicians who participate in a number of renowned bands and musical projects. All of them also have extensive experience as instructors on various courses and in cultural contexts.

Instructors Band Workshop

Stina Moltu – guitar, vocals

Ola Høyer – bassist

Attendance & registration

Place: Kongsberg Cultural School

Monday 04.07 -Tuesday 05.07: 

10pm-00pm workshops
12:00-13:00 Lunch

Wednesday 06.07: 

10:00-12:00 Workshop
12:00-13:00 Lunch 

Only Band Workshop:

13:00-15:00 Workshop
15: 00 Pause
18:00 Concert in Jazzgata

Age limits 

Band: from the beginning of secondary school
Parade: from 10 years, it is recommended to have at least 2 years' experience on the instrument. 

If you have any questions, please contact: workshop@kongsbergjazz.no

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