Construction of the Workshop

Saul Rubin übt jams with his team Thilo Wagner on the piano

In groups, single and combo classes the participants of all age and ability groups will acquire,expand and improve their skills in musical improvisation (jazz emphasis) in the group. In addition to the musical instrumental training the participants play together in ensembles or sessions and: exercise to listen precisely.



Gilad Atzmon exercises with his group

This event will bring together performers, tutors and students, in a single learning community. The course provides first-class tuition and many opportunities to listen and perform.

Pete Churchill trains his team Johannes Müller explaining exercises workshop participants with Gilad Atzmon

Jazzharmony (with tutor Peter Polzer)

"Learn everything you can about harmony and then forget all that and just play" (freely adapted from Charly Parker)
During this 4-day course, on the way fromconscious to subconscious knowledge, we'll be trying to develop and understand the most important fundamental principles of harmony in jazz music.

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One-day "jazz choir"-workshop for everyone on 13 August 2017 with Barbara Bürkle

Anyone who wants to experience how much fun active participation can bring, is invited to come around and give it a try on Sunday, 13 August 2017.

All interested singers are cordially invited to work with the internationally renowned singer Barbara Bürkle. On Sunday, August 13th, 2017, a daily workshop "JazzChor" will take place at the end of the "International Jazzwerkstatt" in Saarwellingen.

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The schedule is as follows:
The singers are taught in two blocks - in the morning from 10.00 am and in the afternoon from 2.00 pm - and in the late afternoon another rehearsal at the Campus Nobel is planned. If everything works out as planned, the "choir" will perform the practiced pieces in the evening at a public event at the Werkshalle in the Campus.

Anyone who wants to find out more about Barbara Bürkle:
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website Barbara Bürkle

If you're interested in any courses please contact Cornelia Rohe:

Timetable International Jazzwerkstatt 2017

monday, august 07

18.30h Campus Nobel - arrival and registration
19.30h Opening Concert
22.00h Jam Session


tuesday, august 08

09.30h Hello by Gilad Atzmon
10.00h Brazilian Rhythm (Adriano Adewale)
11.15h Breakfast break
11.45h Instrumental classes
13.15h Lunch
15.00h Instrumental classes/Workshop Jazzharmony
16.30h Break
16.45h Ensemble
18.15h Fin
19.00h "Warm up" - Meeting "Fischerhütte"
22.00h Jam Session


wednesday, august 09 - friday, august 11

09.30h Masterclasses:Gilad Atzmon(self taught technic),Kevin Dean,Nicolas Meyer(the arabic sound)
11.15h Breakfast break
11.45h Instrumental classes
13.15h Lunch
15.00h Instrumental classes/Workshop Jazzharmony
16.30h Break
16.45h Ensemble
18.15h Fin
19.30h Concert Campus Nobel
22.00h Jam Session


saturday, august 12

09.30h Masterclass Brazilian Rhytm (Adriano Adewale)
11.15h Breakfast break
11.45h Instrumental classes
13.15h Lunch
14.30h Ensemble
16.30h Pause
16.45h Ensemble
18.00h Soundcheck Campus Nobel
19.00h Final concerts/Ensembles


sunday, august 13

The Workshop ends officially on august 12 with the final concerts/ensembles.
August 13 is day of departure.

However, there is the offer to take part in a one-day choral workshop (directed by Barbara Bürkle) in the course of the day, or to be privately taught by lecturers at a price of 35, - € / hour. In the evening there is another concert (choir & big bandmeeting) in the event hall, which is free for participants of the course.

By arrangement private lessons with a part of the lecturers are possible

Workshop JazzChoir
09.30h registration on town hall yard by Cornelia Rohe,Schloßplatz 1, Saarwellingen (behind the town hall)
10.00h - 11.30h Exercise unit 1 in the "Festhalle Saarwellingen" (entrance via town hall yard)
14.00h - 15.00h Exercise unit 2 in the "Festhalle Saarwellingen" (entrance via town hall yard)
16.00h - 17.00h Soundcheck - general examination Campus Nobel
19.30h Campus Nobel: Choir & Bigband Meeting