Saint Louis was founded in 1976 as a Jazz School and Jazz Club,frequented by the greatest Italian and international jazz musicians.

Jazz training ranges from the origins of jazz to swing, from be-bop to free jazz to contemporary jazz artists, under a current and a professionalizing vision.

Study plan, admission and enrollment procedures
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Jazz Foundation Course

Access by audition

Jazz 1st cycle Academic Course (Bachelor Level)

Access by audition

Jazz 2nd cycle Academic Course (Master level)

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1st level Master

Currently active Masters


Saint Louis Jazz Department was the first in Italy to be authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education to award first and second cycle academic diplomas.

Foundation Courses (Pre-academic)

Study path preparing for the admission to 1st cycle academic courses in Jazz, lasting from one to three years, according to the entry level of the student.
A Jazz full immersion, one-to-one instrument and vocal classes with renowned jazz players, workshops in trio, quartet and jazz quintet, Harmony, Ear Training and music production with a jazz cut, aimed at an in-depth knowledge of the jazz repertoire and literature.

Select your instrument to see the relative study-plan and admission requirements.

1st Cycle Academic courses (Bachelor level)

Interplay,creativity, impromptu improvisation. Study and practice of jazz composition and arrangement techniques for rhythm section and 5 winds with practice of direction of the student's own scores with resident bands.

Select your instrument for more information, to see the study plan and admission requirements.

2nd cycle Academic Courses (Master level)

Innovative biennial courses exclusively at Saint Louis, for Jazz specialization, through personalized study plans based on the artistic preferences of each trainee, aimed to involve students into recording productions and concert seasons alongside renowned artists.

2-year Jazz Performance 2nd cycle Courses
Instrument courses approved by the Ministry of Education. They represent a specialization in specific fields through training courses.

Select your instrument for more information, to see the study plan and admission requirements.

2-year Jazz composition and arrangement 2nd Cycle Course
lesson at saint louisA collective artisan workshop focused on the development of creativity, the experimentation of jazz compositional techniques and arrangements for small and large ensembles, all goal-orientated for the students and their stylistic tendencies, for the development of their own artistic personality and aimed to create artistic recording productions and concerts.

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1st Level Master programs

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Master in Big Band

Big Band with antonio SolimeneMaster focused on the formation of the orchestral musician, through a training course that aims to highlight the different roles of the musician in jazz, classical, modern and contemporary orchestra and provide the tools to let the musician be able to deal with a score in all its components, preparing each student to the profession of orchestral musician, arranger for combo and orchestras, soloist and improviser for jazz orchestras and bands.

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Master in Music Business

recording studioThe Master aims to prepare students for professions as management of artists, groups and bands; show management expert, promotion of music, recording and editorial management of artistic products, planner of music marketing strategies, through a training project based on the main characteristics and experiences of the music industry in its many forms

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Foundation Courses (Pre-academic)

Study path preparing for the admission to 1st cycle academic courses in Jazz, lasting from one to three years, according to the entry level of the student.
A Jazz full immersion, one-to-one instrument and vocal classes with renowned jazz players, workshops in trio, quartet and jazz quintet, Harmony, Ear Training and music production with a jazz cut, aimed at an in-depth knowledge of the jazz repertoire and literature.

Select your instrument to see the relative study-plan and admission requirements.

miurLimited number course: a total of 80 students are selected every year to enter the different departments.

1st Cycle Academic courses (Bachelor level)

Interplay,creativity, impromptu improvisation. Study and practice of jazz composition and arrangement techniques for rhythm section and 5 winds with practice of direction of the student's own scores with resident bands.

Select your instrument for more information, to see the study plan and admission requirements.

miurLimited number for academic courses: a total of 20 students are selected every year to enter the different departments.

2nd Cycle Academic courses (Master level)

Innovative biennial courses exclusively at Saint Louis, for Jazz specialization, through personalized study plans based on the artistic preferences of each trainee, aimed to involve students into recording productions and concert seasons alongside renowned artists.

2-year Jazz Performance 2nd cycle Courses
Instrument courses approved by the Ministry of Education. They represent a specialization in specific fields through training courses.


Select your instrument
for more information, to see the study plan and admission requirements.

2-year Jazz composition and arrangement 2nd Cycle Course
lesson at saint louisA collective artisan workshop focused on the development of creativity, the experimentation of jazz compositional techniques and arrangements for small and large ensembles, all goal-orientated for the students and their stylistic tendencies, for the development of their own artistic personality and aimed to create artistic recording productions and concerts.

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miurStudents with a 1st cycle academic diploma or a bachelor's degree can access it.

Master's degree

Select a Masterfor more information, to see the study plan and admission requirements.

Master in Big Band

Big Band with antonio SolimeneMaster focused on the formation of the orchestral musician, through a training course that aims to highlight the different roles of the musician in jazz, classical, modern and contemporary orchestra and provide the tools to let the musician be able to deal with a score in all its components, preparing each student to the profession of orchestral musician, arranger for combo and orchestras, soloist and improviser for jazz orchestras and bands.

READ MORE

Master in Music Business

recording studioThe Master aims to prepare students for professions as management of artists, groups and bands; show management expert, promotion of music, recording and editorial management of artistic products, planner of music marketing strategies, through a training project based on the main characteristics and experiences of the music industry in its many forms

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miurThe Masters are activated from year to year, you can fill out a form to access the waiting list

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