Summer programs

George Mason University is the home to many year-round and summer music programs for young musicians (instrumentalists and vocalists as well as adults).

Mason Community Arts Academy

mason community arts academyMason Community Arts Academy is the community arts division of George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. We offer university-quality classes, lessons and summer programs in music, acting, art, film & video, and more . Our programs are open to kids, teens & adults of all ages and abilities, throughout the year.



The Mason Jazz Camp, held on the George Mason University Fairfax Campus, is an inclusive, intensive program, for musicians (instrumental and vocal) of all levels, with a desire to advance their musical artistry and professionalism.

The Mason Jazz Camp offers classes in improvisation, jazz theory, ear training, performance practice (big bands and combos), composition, arranging and jazz history. Students have the opportunity to study and participate in master classes and concerts with leading educators and performers in the Washington DC, Virginia and Maryland region.

Dates:  Monday, June 20 – Friday, June 24, 2022

Camp Coordinator:  John Kocur at