Jazz Camp: Rhythm Section

Mark your calendars, Jazz Camp is coming up on Thursday, June 21, 2018!

This concentrated one–day jazz camp on Thursday, June 21, 2018, is open to students entering grades 7–12 in the fall, who play piano, guitar, bass (acoustic or electric), percussion, or drum set. Attendees will enjoy a full–day (9:00am-6:00pm) of clinics, workshops, individual lessons, and group playing! 

Group Photo of Band

The Jazz Camp: Rhythm Section will focus on fundamentals of accompaniment, styles, and techniques, and will conclude with a performance by all participants.

Camp faculty includes professional musicians and educators:

Jason Danielson
– Piano
Steve Grismore – Guitar
David Altemeier – Bass
Dennis McPartland – Drums

Please bring your own guitar or bass guitar. Amps, piano, percussion, and drum equipment will be provided.


Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. to (approx.) 6:00 p.m.
Arts & Sciences Building, St. John Auditorium
Indian Hills Community College, Main Campus (Ottumwa)

Online Registration:

To register for the Indian Hills Community College Jazz Camp: Rhythm Section online, please click the register button below.

Registration Fee: $30
(Note: Lunch, late afternoon meal, and camp t–shirt included)

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Disclaimer: In order to register online you must have a valid credit or debit card.

 If you are registering more than one child, please enter the amount of registrations you need to complete in the quantity field before selecting Add to Cart, (for example if you have 2 children that would like to attend the Jazz Camp, please enter 2 in the quantity field and your total will be adjusted accordingly).

For more information, please contact:

sharp_profileDavid Sharp, Professor, Instrumental Music
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5111, ext. 1836 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 1836
Email: [email protected] 


Note: If you do not wish to pay online using a credit card, you may contact David Sharp directly.
Payment by either cash or check will be due on the day of camp.