Jazz After Work – Free Faculty Concert Series Begins TONIGHT!

Jazz After Work, a series of free summer jazz concerts sponsored by Litchfield Jazz Festival, returns to Litchfield Jazz Camp in New Milford .  Beginning July 10, the Camp’s all-star faculty performs Monday through Thursday nights for the full four weeks of the camp’s run. Student camper concerts happen every

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Happy Birthday Les Paul

He changed music with his inventions and performances. Although widely associated with developing the solid body electric guitar that bears his name, Les Paul’s  numerous recording inventions and  innovations also changed modern music. Les Paul popularized the use of echo, reverb, phase shifting, close miking, delay and slap back with

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Scholarships Available – New Funding for Hartford Students

Litchfield Jazz Camp, turning out tomorrow’s jazz stars for the past 20 years, proudly announces a program for younger students –LITCHFIELD JAZZ CAMP KIDS. Thanks to support from Connecticut Community Foundation and from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Beatrice Fox Auerbach Fund we are accepting campers as day or

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Thank you for making Give Local a success

Thanks to all of our generous donors, Litchfield Performing Arts was able to raise over $7,000 to help support our programs during this year’s Give Local!  In today’s climate, where funding for education and the arts is threatened, your support is more critical than ever.  We would not be able

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Give Local is TOMORROW

Tomorrow, Tuesday April 25, and Wednesday April 26 is the Litchfield Hills Give Local Event.  The campaign officially begins tomorrow at 7:00 AM, but early giving has already started, so you may make your gift now if you prefer! Donations of any amount are greatly appreciated and will help us achieve

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Mark Your Calendar – Give Local is Coming to the Litchfield Hills April 25-26

Since it’s first year, Give Local, a 36 hour online giving event hosted by the Connecticut Community Foundation, has infused over $3.2 million dollars into the non-profit community in the Greater Waterbury area!  During this online event, every dollar donated will be streched further through matching funds and potential prizes. As the

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Jobs and Internships now available for Litchfield Jazz Festival and Jazz Camp!

New summer internships and job openings have been posted for both the Litchfield Jazz Camp and Litchfield Jazz Festival. Come be a part of the team that presents one of the best camps and festivals! Every summer we take pride in working with and training new staff. Many of our

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A Touching Sendoff

Over 100 friends and fans joined us on February 5 to say a musical goodbye to Litchfield Performing Arts co-founder Arthur Muir. Art passed away on January  22nd, and LPA has established a jazz camp scholarship fund in his memory. Gifts are still coming in, and the fund now stands

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Litchfield Jazz Camp featured in Downbeat Magazine

The Litchfield Jazz Camp has a full page feature in the March issue of Downbeat magazine, the International Jazz Camp Guide issue. Click here to download and read the article!

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Celebrating the Life of Arthur J. Muir Co-Founder of Litchfield Performing Arts

Arthur Muir left this world on January 22st just three weeks after being diagnosed with terminal cancer. He would have been 84 in May. Before he died at his home in Goshen which he shared with his wife and love of his life, Vita, and his daughter Lindsey and her

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