For the 4rd year in a row, Val Muse proposes instrumentalists instrumentistes and composers to meet for a JAZZ and COMPOSITION Master class with Tony MICELI , David PATROIS, et Bardia CHARAF.


Master Class


Two days for people registered in composition classes : they are asked to arrange a composition they choose ( standard or personal) the theme of which must be sent early July. After those 2 days, the students will propose their work to the instrumentalists. At the end of every afternoon, they’ll learn how to make them rehearse and how to conduct them thans to B- Charaf’s experience until the last concert on July 11th.


Jazz course for postgraduates, classical or modern music, all instruments and also for teachers wishing to improve this style. David Patrois and Tony Miceli will respectively share the rythm, modes, standards effects with 2 groups to adapt to each students. The less experienced instrumentalists could be helped by Val’Muse teachers. présents sur place pour les instrumentistes plus novices dans ce langage. End of second year students are eligible on request.

Vibes Master Class with Tony Miceli : end of everyday.

Individual saxo- lesson on request with B-C (without extra fee) .


Concerts et Jams

Every night JAM in a different location in Valromey

. Sunday July 5th, OPENING CONCERT

PRISM’ : Fédia Amice (e-guitar) & Ismaël Boerner (vibraphone)

. Wenesday July 8th, TWO VIBES CONCERT

Tony Miceli and David Patrois

. Saturday July 11th CLOSURE CONCERT

First part, Tony Miceli, Bardia Charaf, David Patrois

Second part, reproduction of the composition class


. Every morning : free, optional Yoga Iyengar practicing with Constance Boerner (Iyengar Yoga certified teacher)


Classical day Schedule


*by level group



Once again, Val’Muse is committed to offering this event to as many people as possible, and restricts student participation to the fairest price. However, if you had difficulties, it is possible to apply for the Solidarity Fund.

Master class JAZZ from 6 to 12 juillet : teaching 330€, meals 120 €

Master class JAZZ and COMPOSITION from 5 to 6 juillet : teaching 60 €, meals 40 €

Deposit check payable at registration and no later than June 10 : 150 €.

Opening of registrations : March 7, 2020

Discounts : -50 € for all registrations before May 15th and -20€ before June 15th, -30 € for people making available their vibraphone, their marimba or their battery

Young people’s leisure vouchers and holidays vouchers Payment in several times possible, contact the association (

Val’Muse compulsory membership : 15€

Reception : Sunday 5th and Monday 6th from 18h

Departure : Saturday 20th after breakfast

Accommodation : homestay with participation of 6€ per day, or ask for accommodation (camping, bed and breakfast, gites) in val’Muse




The vibraphonist, drummer and composer Tony Miceli is a teacher at the University of Arts and at the Temple University go Philadelphia. He plays in numerous clubs, and festivals and teaches in the USA, in Europe and New Zeland. He created and runs a community of vibraphonists online, the Vibraphone Community Website. The Vibraphonists, students and professors can find lessons and advice and the site has more than 3000 subscribers today. David Friedman and Gary Burton are pat of this group.



After a formation in classic percussion, David Patrois got a scholarship from the culture ministry in 1987 to study with Gary Burton at the Berkeley School of Music in the USA. Back in France in 1989, he collected award after award at the jazz competition « the Defense », playing in the groups of David Chevallier, Eric Lohrer, or even Oliver Ker Ourio. He also got a first prize at the « jazz ans polar » competition. He also has a position in the CA of jazz since 1991. He teaches in the 5th and 15th district in Paris, mostly for pre-professional students, and master class. He also teaches abroad.



Born in Switzerland, Bardia Charaf studied classical music and Jazz at the University of Arts in Havana and obtained his « Master in Perfomance » of Saxophone with praise by the jury members. He also studied with prestigious masters in classical and jazz music, such as the conductor Claudio Abbado, the pianist Herbie Hancock, and Saxophonistes Ron Blake and Marcus Strickland… Apart from his study of contemporary music he is equally inspired by jazz, ancient and oriental music. Today he is known as the “Kantor of the church Wiedikon Herr Jesu from Zürich”.

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Participation aux frais : 

Master class JAZZ du 6 au 12 juillet 2020 
 . Enseignement : 330€ 
. Restauration : 120 €.
Supplément COMPOSITION du 5 au 6 juillet 2020 
 . Enseignement : 60€ 
. Restauration : 40€ 
Hébergement : chez l’habitant avec participation de 6€ par jour, ou demander la liste des hébergements (camping, chambres d’hôtes, gites) à val’Muse. 
Adhésion obligatoire à l'association Val Muse : 15 € individuelle, 25 € famille
Réductions : -50 € pour toute inscription avant le 20 avril, -20€ avant le 1er juin,-30 € pour les personnes mettant à disposition leur vibraphone, leur marimba ou leur batterie   

Remboursement de la totalité jusqu’au 15 juin, au delà les arrhes seront conservées.

Bons loisirs-jeunes et chèques-vacances acceptés. 

Caisse de solidarité sur demande argumentée

Fiche d’inscription à retourner avant le 10 juin 2020 avec un chèque ou justificatif de virement de 150€ ou de la totalité à l’ordre de Val’Muse

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Participation fees : 

Master class JAZZ from 6 to 12 July 2020 
 . Teaching : 330€
. Meals : 120 €
Extra charge Master class COMPOSITION from 5 to 6 July 2020
 . Teaching : 60€ 
. Meals : 40€
Accommodation : homestay with participation of 6 € per day, or ask for accommodation (camping, bed and breakfast, gites) to val'Muse
Compulsory membership of Val Muse association : 15 € individual, 25 € family
Discounts : 50 € for all registrations before April 20th and -20€ before June 1st,-30 € for people making available their vibraphone, their marimba or their battery 

Entire Repayment until June 15th. After this date, the deposit will be retained.
Accepted : young people’s leisure vouchers and holidays vouchers
Solidarity fees only with argued demand. 

Registration form to be returned before June 10, 2020 with a check or transfer of 150€ (down payment) or the totality payable to Val’Muse

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