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.


National Jazz Workshop

National Jazz Workhsop The National Jazz Workshop faculty represents the best jazz educators and performers from Washington, DC, an area known worldwide as one of the nation’s most prestigious and innovative centers for jazz performance. Throughout the week students will receive instruction and coaching from National Jazz Workshop faculty that is focused on raising the level of performance of each participant. The main goal of the workshop is to provide participants with the resources and direction to further develop and expand their individual skills throughout the year. (Instrumental and vocal tracks for young musician and adults)