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General Information

The fifth annual Summer Seminar and Jazz festival in Mitzpe Ramon. At the seminar, students are given the opportunity to meet new musicians, play in various ensembles, perform and be exposed to both new music, and new approaches to improvisation, rhythm and composition.


An intensive week of classes, master classes, ensembles, concerts and jam sessions, with guest artists from Israel, Poland, Cuba, Italy, and the USA and for the first time a team of teachers from University of Nebraska Omaha & Berklee Global Jazz Institute and Academy of Music in Łódź.

When and where?
Sunday, August 14 to Sunday August 22. In Mitzpe Ramon, Israel - at the Mitzpe Ramon Conservatory, the Mitzpe Ramon Jazz Club, and at the Carola.

The seminar accepts musicians from all backgrounds and levels, and is aimed at ages 16 and up.

Participation fee
1500 NIS, including admission to festival performances. You can pay by bank transfer or credit card (up to 6 payments).
Those who are interested in accommodation and meals (at an extra cost) must fill it out on the registration form, and we will be in touch. 


Lihi Haruvi

Berklee College of Music 


Rafal Sarnecki

Guitar, Poland

Academy of Music in Łódź


Adam Zagorski

Drums, Poland
Academy of Music in Łódź


Darren Pettit

University of Nebraska, Omaha


Talia Erdal

Cello & Voice, Israel 
Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra

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Yael Shichrur

Voice & Flute, Israel


David Alfandary

Saxophone & Flute, 
Internal Compass Institue

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Leo Espinosa

Bass & Percussion, Cuba/Portugal


Daniel Schwarzwald

Internal Compass Institue

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Ehud Ettun

Bass & Artistic Director,
Internal Compass Institute

Sample Schedule


Sunday 14.08

11: 00- 16:00 Check in

16:00 Opening meeting

20:00 Opening concert

22:00 Jam in Carola

Monday - Thursday

8:30 Instrumental Warm-ups

10:30 Ensembles

13:00 Lunch break

14:30 Master class

16:00 Special ensembles (Big Band, choir, and more)

20:00 Concert

22:00 Jam in Carola


Friday & Saturday
11:30 - 17:00 Ensemble Concert Marathon

20:00 Concert (Festival)

22:00 Jam in Carola


Important dates

Seminar dates:

August 14 to August 21, 2022

Deadline for registration and payment of participation fee:

August 1, 2022


Registration and payment


To register, you must fill out the registration form and pay at the links below. 
Your participation will be confirmed via email.

Deadline to register & pay: August 1, 2022
International payments - please contact the registration coordinator. 

Contact us

You are welcome to contact the seminar registration coordinator with any questions

Brianna - +972 54-5552672