The Jazz & Rock Schulenn, Freiburg, Germany
The Jazz & Rock Schulenn Freiburg (J&RSF), one of Europe's leading private contemporary music schools, was established in 1985. Located in the beautiful Black Forest, close to Switzerland and France, the J&RSF offers a wide range of courses that draws students from across Germany and Europe.
Studium für Jazz & Rock (Professional Study Program)
This three- to five-year college-level professional music program trains students for careers as instrumentalists, vocalists, composers, arrangers, and music educators. A wide range of instruments and jazz and popular music styles are taught.
Allegmeine Schule (Amateur Study Program)
The J&RSF community college program is designed to offer a full spectrum of basic musical courses for amateur and hobbyist musicians from toddlers, starting at the age of 18 months, through adults. Ambitious students who wish to become professional musicians receive intensive training in preparation for study in any music college or for the J&RSF Studium fur Jazz & Rock.
In addition to the long-term programs the J&RSF offers a selection of workshops on weekends and during long vacations. These events cater to students not able to commit themselves to classes on a regular basis. Courses range from beginning level to highly specialized, professional level classes. Workshops are taught by both J&RSF faculty and guest lecturers. One recent offering was the National Guitar Summer Workshop.
Reinhard Stephan, Managing Director
Bernhard Hofmann, Artistic. Director
Niels Kaiser, Public Relations