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Jazz Workshop Australia

We teach people how to play jazz and surpass their musical goals. We welcome all ages, every level, and everyone. Ensembles, private music lessons, camps, & more. JWA is Sydney’s best place for learning to play jazz.

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  • New introductory jazz group for adults starts 1 August. Enquire or EOI now.
  • Did you know that, since 2020, Twenty-two (22) of our students have been accepted into the prestigious jazz performance degree at Sydney Conservatorium of Music? Also, that in 2024 two of our students were finalists in the James Morrison Scholarship at Generations in Jazz, Mt Gambier? Also, at MJF Jazz Quest 2024 we made a clean sweep of the u15 section and won 1st, 2nd, & 4th in the u25 section.

Join a jazz band

Learn how to play jazz and improvise in one of our bands (called ‘combos’). We’ll help you get started, advance, and excel. You’ll be coached by an expert jazz educator while playing in a real band that’s at the right level for you. With our approach, expect to gain confidence, instrumental skill, and supercharged musical awareness. Bands for kids, teens, & adults.

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Private lessons

Are you looking for a good music teacher? Frustrated and ready to make progress? Our A-grade professional teachers are skilful educators and experts on their instruments. Get lessons on saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, bass, or drums. All ages, all levels, everyone’s welcome. Jazz, classical, contemporary, & school music.

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Music camps

We organise jazz music camps for students of all ages, including school holiday music camps for children and teens, and music camps for adults.

Jazz bands, Music Lessons & more @JWA

We welcome students of all ages and levels. We teach children, teens, and adults. Our mission is to teach music through building the knowledge, skills, and character required to develop and excel. 

We are a unique music school specializing in teaching jazz and improvised music. We also offer traditional music lessons. At Jazz Workshop Australia we provide fair and equitable access for all our students to high levels of musical achievement through structured and pedagogically principled knowledge-building. We bring community and opportunity to keen students of any age and level. AT JWA, everyone is welcome.

Importantly for your peace of mind, we get results:

  • Best of all, hundreds of people of all ages and levels have enjoyed music at JWA and built both skill and a lifelong passion for music coming out of our programs. But also,
  • Since 2020, Twenty-two (22) of our students have been accepted into the prestigious jazz performance degree at Sydney Conservatorium of Music, with others getting into composition and classical performance or other schools like Berklee College in the USA.
  • Our students regularly achieve Band 6 (the highest level) in HSC music.
  • Our younger students frequently get awarded school music scholarships, excel in AMEB exams, and win competitions.
  • Our students & alumni can be seen playing on the Sydney jazz scene and internationally. See some of our alumni. 

Not just jazz lessons at Jazz Workshop Australia!

We have teachers and music lessons for every level and age. You can study for traditional classical, exam-based lessons and jazz-focused lessons as well as jazz improvisation coaching. Whatever you choose to do at JWA, we work hard to put you, your education, and your success first.