Creative minds of all disciplines, will deepen their creative practice through movement and improvisation exercises.

Dates: July 9-16, 10 AM–1 PM
Tuition: $175

The Creative Music Workshop (CMW) 'Creative Process' is a week long program where creative minds of all disciplines, including music, dance and visual arts, learn to deepen their creative practice.  Attendees learn the fundamental principles of the CMW Creative Process through a range of collective and individual exercises such as improvisation, movement, listening and communication.  Students work with each other and the CMW faculty to explore risk taking, fear and self consciousness in relation to their creative process. The program passes on knowledge not only about what it means to be a musician, dancer, etc., but what it means to be a creative person.

Michael Blake (saxophones - New York City)

Jerry Granelli (drums - Halifax)
J. Anthony Granelli (electric bass - New York City)
Christian Kogel (guitar - Berlin)
Dani Oore (saxophones - Toronto)

More faculty TBA!

*If you are under 15, you need special permission to take part in the CMW. Email the Halifax Jazz Festival at to set up an apppointment. 

Halifax Jazz Festival's Creative Music Workshop is supported by the Craig Foundation, and Michael and Julie Chender.