All private lessons are available in-person and virtually. In-person lessons take place at the Charleston Jazz Academy, 3005 West Montague Avenue, Suite 200, North Charleston, SC 29418. For any questions, please contact Jan Moorer at jan@charlestonjazz.com or by calling 843-745-5908.

Private lessons

We offer private instruction in most instruments and voice. To find out more, please contact Jan Moorer at jan@charlestonjazz.com or by calling (843) 745-5908. You can also register online here.

Jazz Band and Ensembles

Jazz band and ensembles meet weekly and are grouped by skill level. To find out more, please contact Jan Moorer at jan@charlestonjazz.com or by calling (843) 745-5908. You can also register online here.

Scholarships

The Charleston Jazz Academy believes in providing all students with an equal opportunity to participate in jazz and awards talent-based and needs-based scholarships. Scholarship recipients participate in private and/or small group lessons, masterclasses, workshops and performances, and receive tickets to Charleston Jazz Orchestra performances throughout the year. To find out more, please contact Jan Moorer at jan@charlestonjazz.com or by calling (843) 745-5908. You can also register online here.

Worship Team Workshop + Showcase

Worship Team Workshop

Join us for a three-day worship team workshop + showcase led by Demetrius Doctor, Andrew Kerr, and Robbie Madison from May 13-15, 2021. For students in grades 6 and up.

Jazz Combo Summer Camp + Concert

CJA Jazz Combo Summer Camp

Join us this summer for a one-week jazz combo camp July 12-16, 2021 led by Charleston Jazz Orchestra member Gavin Smith.  For students grade 7 and up.

Listen to Ayhann, one of our Charleston Jazz Academy scholarship recipients, as he describes his experiences at the Charleston Jazz Academy

Listen to Mrs. Christa who describes her experiences as a Charleston Jazz Academy parent along with the benefits of our scholarship program for her daughters.

Meet our teachers

Josh Autry

Bass

Jordan Boardman

Percussion/Drumset

Brandon Brooks

Percussion/Drumset

Megan Carter

Piano , Ukulele, Voice/Singing

Jennifer Gossett

Clarinet, Music Therapy, Oboe, Saxophone, Trumpet

Gina Guidarelli

Violin

Lyric Jenkins

Piano , Voice/Singing

Billy Kaiser

Bass, Guitar, Ukulele

King King

Flute, Clarinet

Robbie Madison

Voice/Singing

Leah Megli

Piano , Voice/Singing

Dan Morris

Percussion/Drumset

Bryan Motte

Guitar

Adam Prack

Trumpet

Tyler Sim

Piano

Gerard Stokes

Clarinet, Flute, Percussion/Drumset, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet

Stephan Tenney

Trombone

Ryan Westberry

Percussion/Drumset, Trombone, Trumpet, Clarinet, Oboe, Baritone/Euphonium, Saxophone

Richard White

Richard White

Piano/Keyboard

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