Loire Summer School 2023. Inspirational and practical tuition with a team of  highly-skilled jazz artists. All set in a beautiful chateau in rural France.

Summer School 2023

We welcome all vocalists and instrumentalists with a love of jazz and improvised music who want to develop their performance skills and technical abilities.

Our world-class performers and tutors offer an intensive and practical approach to jazz learning. This year the Summer School runs  from 31st July to 18th August, consisting of three separate courses…

Latest Updates

Courses are very busy and we now have a waiting list for piano, horn and guitar places. Judy Niemack’s vocal course is full and there are just a couple of vocal places left on Nia Lynn’s course. 

Our Tutors

We have a great team of highly-skilled tutors offering their experience and technical know-how. This year’s team includes Judy Niemack, Alan Barnes, Barry Green, Brigitte Beraha, Dave Jones, Nia Lynn, Gareth Lockrane, Jeremy Brown, Mark Ridout, Mick Foster, Mike Gorman, Rob Barron, Gwilym Jones and Tristan Mailliot.

Loire Music

Loire Music organised its first Summer School in August 2004 with vocal tutors Anita Wardell and Tina May. Since then, it has gone from strength to strength led by course director Tristan Mailliot.  The range of courses and tutors has steadily expanded and we have welcomed participants from all areas of Europe, the Americas, the Far East and Australia.