2024 Jazz Summer Course

18-24 August - University of Chichester
for Instrumentalists and Vocalists aged 14+ (no upper age limit)

About the course

The Jazz Summer Course is suitable for all players, from beginners to advanced. A good basic command of the instrument is necessary: the course is not suitable for instrumental or vocal novices. 


If in doubt, contact Course Director Ursula Malewski at info@mehrclef.com. Students under the age of 14 may be accepted in exceptional circumstances.

The course is led by some of the most respected and accomplished tutors in the UK who have many years experience both as teachers and musicians of international repute

Teaching is of the highest standard and numbers are capped to ensure individual attention is given to all students. The course offers intensive learning in an environment with like-minded people. 

For students intending to apply to Music Schools, Academies and Conservatoires we offer audition preparation and mock audition, led by Music Academy professors. 

Courses are held at University of Chichester, College Lane, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6PE and fees are fully inclusive with no hidden extras. 

All-inclusive price - no hidden extras

The course fee of £1,250 includes

  • tuition 
  • single en-suite accommodation
  • dinner
  • breakfast
  • coffee/tea/biscuits
  • WiFi
  • on-Campus Parking.

Students may bring non-playing partners. Contact info@mehrclef.com for rates.


  • On campus accommodation
  • Minutes walk to teaching rooms 
  • Full jazz immersion with like-minded musicians
  • Opportunity for students to form bands, rehearse and perform in the nightly Jazz Club
  • Student concert for family and friend


Why choose a residential course?

Our Tutors 

Ursula Malewski (Vocals) - Course Director, Founder of Mehr Clef 
Lee Gibson (Vocals) - Former Senior Professor for Jazz at Guildhall School of Music 
Brigitte Beraha (Vocal Masterclass) - One of the leading talents on the UK Jazz Scene
Kate Williams (Piano) - Professor for Jazz at Guildhall School of Music 
Rick Simpson (Piano) - Composer, Arranger and award winning Pianist
Ed Rice (Piano) - Teacher and Vocal Accompanist, Guildhall
Alan Barnes (Sax) Award winning international Jazz Musician, Composer and Arranger
Matt Sulzmann (Sax) - Experienced Jazz Musician and Teacher
Stan Sulzmann (Horns Masterclass) - Guildhall, Trinity Laban, Fellow of Royal Academy 
Mark Hodgson (Bass) - Jazz Professor at Birmingham Conservatoire
Ralph Salmins (Drums) - Professor at Royal College of Music and Guildhall

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