Jazz Girls Day DC

Jazz Girls Day DC is open to Middle and High School students who identify as women or gender non-binary. The day will include jam sessions, workshops, mentoring, and an afternoon concert at 4 pm. The concert is free and open to the public.

All activities will be held at John Calvin Presbyterian church at 6531 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003.

For more information, contact Shannon Gunn at 571-318-6278 or jazztothebone [at] gmail.com.

Instrumentalists: Bring your instruments. Drum set, keyboard, bass amp, keyboard amp, and PA system will be provided. Ample free parking is provided on site. Snacks provided. Workshops start at 11 am. This year’s focus will be “Playing the Blues!” Advanced music is also available, please let Shannon know if you’d like to jam on the 4 pm concert at the end.

Registration Deadline March 15th, 2019

Postmarked or online registration due by Friday, March 15th, 2019

Register below or snail mail your registration to Shannon Gunn, 12355 Penzance Lane, Bristow, VA 20136. FREE Registration

Alternatively, download the Registration Form and send a check via snail mail:

Or fill out the form below electronically. (Below the form is the schedule for the day, and bios of guest artists)


11:00 am – Improvising over the blues (chords)

12:00 pm – break, meet and greet, snacks/lunch

12:30 pm – Vocabulary Workshop

1:30 pm – Scales – more than just the blues scale!

2:30 pm – Jam for students

3:30 pm – Doors Open for Concert

4:00 pm – Free Concert open to the Public featuring Jazz Girls Day DC Faculty, including:

  • Amy K. Bormet, Piano
  • Karine Chapdelaine, Bass
  • Tina Raymond, Drums
  • Charmaine Michelle, Trumpet
  • Shannon Gunn, Trombone

Read all their bios here: http://bullettesjazz.com/bios/

Check out other happenings with the Washington Women in Jazz Festival here: http://washingtonwomeninjazz.com/

Here is a poster for the 4 pm free concert: