We are now accepting placement audition videos for the Young Lions Jazz Conservatory second semester. Artistic Director Gilbert Castellanos will use these videos to place students in the correct level ensemble. Audition videos are due Dec. 31, 2017.
You’re invited to The Young Lions Jazz Conservatory Open House. We welcome you to get a rare sneak peek into a Young Lions Jazz Conservatory class! Read more to see our class schedule.
Here is a terrific, in-depth piece about our Founder and Artistic Director Gilbert Castellanos written by Robert Bush. Bush captures what inspires us most about Gilbert: his talent, his work ethic, and his dedication to the next generation of jazz.
Students from The Young Lions Jazz Conservatory will be performing at the “This is Jazz!” Series curated by KSDS’s Claudia Russell this Saturday. Come on out to Carlsbad’s Dove Library Complex for this free show followed by a lively discussion between the artists and the audience. When: Saturday September 30, 4–5:30 p.m. Free tickets distributed […]
Serena Geroe, 16-year-old guitarist in The Young Lions Jazz Conservatory was featured in the San Diego Union Tribune on Friday, Septmeber 22. Read the full article by George Varga, “Fall arts: For jazz and funk guitarist Serena Geroe, music’s ‘increased my sense of community,'”
In their September 7, 2017 article, Gilbert Castellanos: Keeping Jazz Alive through Future Generations, Color Magazine spotlights the life and career of Mr. Castellanos and his noteworthy contributions to the San Diego region. The article also shines a light on the Young Lions Jazz Conservatory and the important work he is doing to educate the next generation of jazz musicians.