Boston Northshore

BOSTON NO. SHORE INSTRUMENTAL PROGRAM - SUMMER 2023 

Summer 2023 Dates TBA 

Brazilian / Jazz Immersion

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Our instrumental program at Endicott typically focus on immersing players in Brazilian music and Jazz. This program, typically capped at 2-3  ensembles, provides a unique opportunity to zero in on your priorities which we encourage you to share with us prior to program start.  

The program includes: 

  • Daily Jazz & Brazilian Ensembles 

  • Harmony & Improvisation 

  • Rhythm Section Boot Camp 

  • Brazilian Styles & Phrasing for Melodic Instruments 

  • Brazilian Percussion for Instrumentalists 

  • Brazilian Explorations

    • Roots of the Brazilian Rhythms

    • The Influencers:  Important Composers that changed the way we play Brazilian music 

  • Crossroads

    • Similarities between Brazilian music and New Orleans Jazz

    • Bossa Nova and Brazilian Jazz 

    • How Rock, Funk and Pop music from USA & England influenced Brazilian music 

  • Vocal / Instrumental Collaboration (optional)

 

Faculty - Boston Northshore 

 

Our Summer 2023 faculty will be announced late Fall of 2022.  

Faculty in prior years have included a who's who of Brazilian music and

jazz including:

 

Overview of the Week

CHIANTI PERFORMANCE
CHIANTI PERFORMANCE

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SMJ PHOTO - BIG BAND 2013
SMJ PHOTO - BIG BAND 2013

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Our week typically begins on a Sunday with our afternoon registration, followed by dinner and SMJ's  Meet & Greet / Faculty Presentation / Jam.   The  Monday – Friday schedule has a built-in mid-day break for relaxing, practicing, private lessons, biking, swimming, etc..  Evenings are filled with jams facilitated by faculty.    Nighttime highlights include our SMJ Cabaret, Faculty Performance, and of course, our culminating student concert.  Program activities culminate on Friday evening, with campus check-out on Saturday morning.

 

The schedule of the instrumental program is coordinated with the vocal program to allow for interaction and exchange of faculty between both tracks.

Lodging & Meals

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ON-CAMPUS

On-campus lodging is available in the Hawthorne Residence Hall. Constructed in 2008, it is comprised of apartment-like ‘pods – each with a living area, kitchen, and bathroom/shower.  While bedrooms are doubles, they can be used as a single. In each unit there is double/sink vanity outside the ‘bathroom’ which includes a shower and toilet. Linens and towels are not provided.  

 

On-campus lodging fees (see below) include meals beginning with Monday dinner through Sunday breakfast.  Upon registering, you will receive a meal preference form to indicate your fare preference (standard, pescatarian, vegetarian or vegan), allergies, dietary restrictions.

 

Off-Campus 

B&Bs, motels, hotels and Airbnb’s are available both in Beverly, and nearby towns on the North Shore (i.e., Salem and Manchester-by-the Sea) for those who prefer to stay off campus.  

 

If you stay off campus, you have the option of signing up for lunches and/or other meals prior to program start.

 

Fees & Policies

OFF-CAMPUS TUITION:  $TBA 

 

ON-CAMPUS RESIDENCE PACKAGES WILL BE OFFERED – includes tuition, 6 nights lodging, meals (Sunday Dinner - Saturday breakfast)  ​

  • Double Room: $TBA

  • Single Room:  $TBA

 

DISCOUNTS

Samba Meets Jazz Workshops typically offers discounts for early bird registration and for referrals   

 

DEPOSITS

 50% upon registration.  

 *feel free to inquire about installment plan 
 

FORMS OF PAYMENT  

  • Zelle 

  • Venmo (no fee if drawn from your bank account or debit card) 

  • Credit Card (2.9% surcharge) 

  • Check 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS/FINANCIAL AID

A limited number of partial scholarships / financial aid are available based on merit and financial need.  

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Our program is a small program. In light of this, in the event you are unable to attend you have the option of applying your payment to next year’s camp (excluding lodging/meals) or to find a sub to fill your reserved music spot and your lodging/meal reservation.  

 

COVID-RELATED POLICIES

Proof of vaccination and booster updates must be submitted prior to attendance.  Completion of registration and payment will confirm that registrant agrees to follow Covid-related policies of both Endicott College  and Samba Meets Jazz Workshops.

 
 

Venue

Endicott College, Beverly, MA

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Mannin Center for the Arts

Situated on the Atlantic Ocean, Endicott boasts a beautiful and walkable campus.  Our sessions will be held in the Mannin Center for the Arts.  A modern state of the art facility for arts education, it is  a stunning structure inside and out.  We’ll have use of its concert hall, classrooms, and 5 piano practice rooms,  from 8:30am to 11:00pm.   

 

When we’re not in the Arts Center, we’ll have free access to the school’s modern gymnasium and beach across the road. 

 

About Boston's No. Shore Area

Singing Beach -  Manchester By The Sea
Singing Beach - Manchester By The Sea

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Singing Beach -  Manchester By The Sea

Endicott College is located just outside the town of Beverly, Massachusetts, which is 16 miles north of Boston.  It is one of several seaside resort towns located on Boston’s North Shore, often referred to as Boston’s “Gold Coast,” including:  Marblehead, Rockport, Glouster, and Newbury Port.   

 

The college sits adjacent to three of Beverly”s sandiest and most pleasant beaches. These are bayside beaches, great for sunning and splashing, but not roaring with surf.  

 

Travel

Getting To & From

 

Endicott College 

376 Hale Street

Beverly, MA 01915

 

Beverly, MA is easily reached via plane, train or bus to BOSTON.  From Boston, options are to take taxi/uber to the College or the T-Line Train to Beverly, where you can grab a taxi.

 

Getting Around Campus & the Area 

 

Endicott is a very walkable campus.  If driving to, or on campus, there is parking at the Arts Center, dining hall and our dorms. The town of Beverly is a 5-minute car ride from our campus.  Taxis are easily available, but it’s always easy to get a ride.