Christine Jensen hosts Nanaimo Conservatory of Music summer jazz workshop

NANAIMO - The Nanaimo Conservatory of Music hosts a summer jazz workshop led by Christine Jensen July 19-22.

Christine Jensen hosts a jazz workshop at Nanaimo Conservatory of Music July 19-22.

Jazz-loving Canadians are invited to participate in a workshop with Juno Award-winning Christine Jensen.

Jensen leads the four-day Summer Jazz Intensive at Nanaimo Conservatory of Music July 19-22. The workshop consists of instruction of intensified jazz studies, performance and music skills. Instructors will offer knowledge and jazz skills for students aged 14 to adults from beginners to advanced. The price for the workshops is $450 and will benefit students. All musical instruments and vocal students are welcome.

The Nanaimo Conservatory of Music’s Jazz Superstar Concert features Jensen and award-winning musicians Joel Miller, Ken Lister and Ethan Olynyk and will take place July 21, 7:30 p.m. at Simon Holt restaurant.

Tickets $30; $20/students. Please call the conservatory at 250-754-4611 for tickets and the restaurant at 250-933-3338 for seating reservations.

A free performance of all Summer Jazz Intensive students will take place on July 22 at Simon Holt with students and faculty at 7:30 p.m. Please call the restaurant to reserve seating at 250-933-3338.

The conservatory is located at 375 Selby St. For more information, please visit

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