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General Info

General Information

The sixth annual Internal Compass Summer Seminar and Jazz festival will take place for the first time in  Budapest, Hungary!

The seminar gives the participants an opportunity to meet new musicians, play in various ensembles, perform and be exposed to new music, new approaches to improvisation,
rhythm and composition.


What will you do?

Participate in an intensive week of classes, master classes, ensembles, concerts and jam sessions, with guest artists from Hungary, Israel, Poland, Serbia, and USA (Faculty of University of Nebraska Omaha & Internal Compass Music and Academy of Music in Łódź.)


When and where?
Monday, August 14 to Sunday August 19. In Budapest, Hungary - at the Listz Academy, and IF Jazz Cafe.


Who is it for?
The seminar accepts musicians from all backgrounds and levels, and is for musicians age 18 and up.


Participation Fee
350 Euro, including admission to all performances at IF Jazz Cafe

Accomodation & Food
The seminar does not take care of accommodation (lodging) & food.

There are lots of options for accommodation in Budapest,
the main location will be the Music School budiling on Köztelek u. 8, and IF Jazz Cafe on Ráday u. 19.


Summer is always a busy season, especially during the month of August - we recommend to make arrangements ASAP!

Guest Artist
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Milena Jancuric

Flute, Serbia 


Daniel Schwarzwald

Piano, Israel

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Ehud Ettun

Bass & Artistic Director, Israel


Darren Pettit

Saxophone, USA


Rafal Sarnecki

Guitar, Poland


Adam Zagorski

Drums, Poland


David Alfandary

Saxophone, Israel


István Gyárfás

Guitar, Hungary



Monday 14.08

12: 00- 14:00 Check in

14:00 Opening meeting

15:00 Meetings by Instrument

20:30 Opening concert @ IF Jazz Cafe

22:00 Jam @ IF Jazz Cafe

Tuesday - Friday

9:30 Instrumental Warm-ups

10:30 Ensembles

13:00 Lunch break

14:15 Elective Course
15:30 Masterclass

17:00 Special ensembles (Big Band, etc.)

20:30 Opening concert @ IF Jazz Cafe

22:00 Jam @ IF Jazz Cafe

11:30 - 17:00 Ensemble Concert Marathon @ IF Jazz Cafe

20:00 Final Concert @ IF Jazz Cafe

22:00 Jam @ IF Jazz Cafe

Important Dates

Important dates

Seminar dates:

August 14 to August 19, 2023

Deadline for registration and payment of participation fee:

August 1, 2023


Registration and payment


To register, you must pay the participation fee, and fill out the registration form. Upon completion of both of the requirements, you will receive a confirmation email from the registration coordinator that you are registered

Participation fee: 350 Euro
Deadline to register & pay: August 1, 2023

Contact us

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

Brianna Ettun Perez - +972 54-5552672 (whatsapp)

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