Year Round Opportunities

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El Paso Jazz Girls offers a variety of opportunities to create and learn throughout the year. We also partner with other arts organizations so our participants can connect with females interested in jazz and composition from across the country!


Below are upcoming and recent events. Check back to see updates or follow us on social media for notifications!


  • July 5, 2021 Collaborative Curriculum Building: Women in Jazz and Creative Music with Miranda Agnew. Interested in collaboratively developing a curriculum for high school jazz programs? Can you commit to attending six 2 hour virtual meetings, preparing reading/music/assignments for each meeting, and provide honest and critical input? Complete this form by July 5 if interested!

  • September 12, 2021 Masterclass with Yazz Ahmed! Calling all brass players, Yazz Ahmed is giving a free masterclass as part of Dave Douglas' Festival of New Trumpet Music and El Paso Jazz Girls is invited to participate! 



  • April 30, 2021 International Jazz Day with musicologist Hannah Grantham! Join us on YouTube for activities and conversations led by Hannah, our teaching artist and curator for the Motown Museum and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture. 

  • January 10, 2021 Soul Watch Party! Sign up here -

  • 2020 Holiday Mix Tape! Participants and teaching artists recorded their favorite holiday songs. Listen here!

  • November 30 - December 4, 2020 Key of She Jazz. El Paso Jazz Girls' teaching artists Hannah Grantham and Amanda Ekery are featured presenters at this free event. Sign up to learn about jazz herstory, practice habits, and to participate in masterclasses.

  • August 17 -18, 2020 Jazz Girls TX. We are partnering with educators and musicians across the state for a two day summit focusing on connection and building community. 

  • June 26, 2020 El Paso Jazz Girls LIVE! Hear original compositions, arranged and recorded by our participants.

  • January 3, 2020 Open Mic Night. Join us at the Pizza Joint for an open jam, bring a song you've been working on, an original, or your favorite standard to share!

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