Mason Jazz Camp

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.  (Responsible people of all ages are welcome to attend) 

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 19 – Friday, June 23, 2023 (commuter and overnight)

Camp Coordinator:  John Kocur at



Required Forms:  


Location:  George Mason University Fairfax Campus, Reva and Sid Dewberry School of Music (4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030)

Our special guest artist for Summer 2022 was trumpeter, bandleader, composer and educator, Sean Jones!  Stay tuned for the guest artist for 2023!

The Mason Jazz Camp will hosted FREE concerts each day in the George Mason University, Center for the Arts. Below was the schedule for 2022.