Saxophonist Ryan Oliver to Lead Jazz Camp at Comox Valley Youth Music Center – Comox Valley Record



Saxophonist Ryan Oliver, nominated for the 2022 Western Canadian Music Awards as Jazz Artist of the Year, will lead the Jazz Intensive Summer Camp portion of the Comox Valley Youth Music Centre. Photo provided

Saxophonist Ryan Oliver to Lead Jazz Camp at Comox Valley Youth Music Center




The Comox Valley Youth Music Center (CYMC) is once again offering young people the opportunity to learn from some of the best musicians on the Canadian music scene.

Saxophonist Ryan Oliver, nominated for the 2022 Western Canadian Music Awards as Jazz Artist of the Year, will lead the Jazz Intensive Summer Camp, July 18-23, under the direction of acclaimed Toronto jazz band The Cookers.

After two years of online lessons, the Cascadia Strings Quartet will lead this year’s classical program offering string orchestra from July 3-9, with full days for orchestra, chamber groups and technique. String theater for students aged 5-10 for half-day studies to help develop ensemble skills, plus an intensive piano lesson. Registration is available at www.cymc.ca.

For those in need of financial assistance, scholarships are still available by contacting our Registrar at: [email protected]
















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