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JU ŠOMO Herceg Novi i NVO „Fortuna“
Herceg Novi, 16.05.2016.

Dear Sir or Madam,

Music school Herceg Novi and NGO „Fortuna“ are organizing for the third time JAZZ SUMMERFEST HERCEG NOVI, with world known jazz musicians and international master classes for young musicians from age 15 to 28.
The goal of this festival is discovering, following and affirmation of the best young musical talents and their improvement trough the jazz workshops and concert activities.
We are informing you that this year we have a Big Band workshop within JAZZ SUMMERFEST HERCEG NOVI 2016, lead by the eminent musician and professor at North Texas University – Brad Leali and also a vocal workshop lead by Anush Apoyan from Graz.
We hope to gather many young jazz musicians form the region in our Balkan youth jazz orchestra conducted by one of the leading musicians who collaborated for many years with Count Basie Big Band.

  • Big Band workshop starts 19th August and ends with a concert 24th August 2016. which is the opening of the JAZZ SUMMERFEST HERCEG NOVI 2016 with participants of the workshop and professor Brad Leali.
  • Vocal workshop starts 21st August and ends with the concert on 25th August 2016. The participants of the Anush Apoyan will perform at a concert.

Participants interested in the workshops, age 15 to 28, should have skills such as prima vista scores reading and basic improvisation skills.
For application send your home video documenting following skills:
Big Band

  • Playing blues theme and three improvisations blues chorus
  • Prima vista reading – Charlie Parker score (Donna Lee, Anthropology or Confirmation)


  • Singing a Jazz or a Blues standard

Application ends on 30th June 2016.

  • Send your video to site (link: jazz summerfest)
  • Registration fee is 150 euro – bank account CKB 510 – 91625 – 63, at the direction swift
  • Registration fee includes accommodation, breakfast and dinner

All information about the festival you can find on (link: jazz summerfest)

Best wishes
School principal
Nađa Karadžić