Jazz’Muse offers the opportunity for student instrumentalists, arrangers and composers to collaborate
in a magnificent setting with great masters of Jazz.

Jazz’Muse is open to all instrumentalists in jazz, contemporary or classical music, from the end of the
second cycle to teachers.

Main workshops (several choices available): Be-bop, Latin Jazz and Composition*.
Complementary workshops: ensemble, harmony, musical culture, game technique, individual
coaching, yoga (optional).
*Composition (and direction) with surcharge

  • first part on line in June : arrangement of a personal composition or a standard for a group of
    internship students
  • 2nd part during Jazz’Muse: rehearsals, conducting, concert and recording
    Jazz concerts (see the programme at  www.jazz-muse.fr/concerts ) followed by Jams take place every
    night in iconic locations of the territory. With outstanding speakers, a friendly team, local
    accommodation, Yoga classes, the beauty of the surroundings, and the excellence of organic
    vegetarian meals, everything adds up to a warm and intense week!

Typical daily schedule :
NB: The course starts on Monday July 15 at 2pm and ends on Monday July 22 after breakfast.

The Masters


Language of instruction: English
Professor at the University of the Arts and Temple University in Philadelphia.
Founder of VibesWorkshop.com, THE online vibraphonist community.
Band leader, sideman and recording artist, he has played with David Liebman, Jimmy Bruno, Ken
Peplowski, John Blake, Diane Monroe, John Swana, Joe Magnarelli, Steve Slagle, Larry McKenna,
Gerald Veasley, …

Quentin COPPALLE – Composition

Flautist, composer and arranger, member of the Orchestre National de Jazz and various groups from jazz to contemporary writing, founder of the Quentin Coppalle Quartet and Quintet.
Composer (Impromptu symphony orchestra, Léo Margue saxophone orchestra) and arranger for amateurs and professionals (Eric Truffaz, etc.).
Master’s degree in jazz flute from the CNSM de Paris, and D.E. in jazz teaching.

Roberto Koch : Advanced and intermediate LATIN JAZZ / DOUBLE BASS / BASS

Language of instruction: English, Spanish, German
Double bassist, Professor at the Jazz Campus in Basel, an important member of the Venezuelan
national scene, has collaborated on more than 50 albums.
As Sideman, works with many outstanding international artists: Aldemaro Romero, Simon Diaz,
Aquiles Báez, Cecilia Todd, Edward Simon, Steve Khan, Mike Stern, Adam Rogers, Anat Cohen and
Ksenija Sidorova, …
Holder of an instrumental master’s degree and a master’s degree in pedagogy (Jazz Campus-Basel)
Ismaël Boerner: Intermediate BEBOP / VIBRAPHONE / HARMONY
Languages of instruction: French, English
Vibraphonist, multi-instrumentalist, poet and composer, teacher at Val’Muse.
Second prize for jazz vibraphone at the ITALY PAS 2022 International Competition.
Founder and musician of groups with varied aesthetics (rap, jazz, flamenco, folk,…)
He holds a master’s degree in jazz vibraphone and composition at the HEMU (Lausanne), and has
also studied with Mike Mainieri, Tony Miceli, David Patrois and David Friedman.

The place

Val’Muse welcomes you in a preserved valley, the Valromey, in the South-East of France. Travelled by waterfalls and wild torrents, bordered by a peaceful lake and the last foothills of the Massif du Jura, it is 1h15 from Geneva Airport and 1h30 from Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport. The nearest train station is Culoz.


  • Teaching: 480€
  • Supplement for composition workshop: 80€
  • Discounts: 60€ discount for any registration before May 1, 2024 (as evidenced by postmark
    or registration by mail + proof of deposit transfer*) / 50€ discount for the provision of instrument
    (vibraphone, battery).
  • Restaurant full board: 145€. Half board on request.
  • Private accommodation (breakfast provided): 50€ (limited places)**
  • Compulsory membership of the Val Muse association: 15€ individual, 25€ family
  • Free concerts

*Deposit, valid for registration confirmation: 30% of the total (refunded for any cancellation before
June 15)
**Other accommodation:  https://www.bugeysud-tourisme.fr/ , camping les Érables (Champagne en
Valromey) 06 44 02 64 40
SOLIDARITY FOUND on justified application.



The GAIA Foundation,  https://www.gaia.art/  offers two scholarships (teaching and full board) on a competitive basis. More information :


Rules about the GAIA scholarship : Here


VAL’MUSE Association

Country House – 01260 Champagne in Valromey
Constance Boerner: 06 72 47 47 67
Madeleine Bonche: 06 02 71 87 99


Advanced Be-bop – Tony Miceli

Setlist :

Punjab Joe Henderson
Grand Central – Coltrane
Little B’s Poem – Bobby Hutherson
Donna Lee – Charlie Parker
Fried Pies – Wes Mongtomery

Intermediate Be-Bop – Ismaël Boerner

Set List :

All blues – Miles Davis
Oelo- Sonny Rollins
Take the a train – Duke Ellington
Misty – Errol Garner
Line for Lyon – Gerry Mulligan

Jazz Latin – Roberto Koch

Set-List :

Intermediate level :
1.Yatra-Ta by Tania Maria: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxLYvdrhVqs
2.Silver’s Serenade by Horace Silver, in a Poncho Sanchez version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sl-I_ItbjBo
3.Claudia by Chucho Valdes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtmzifUckDQ

Advanced Level :
4. “Stolen Moments” by Oliver Nelson in a Latin arrangement by Dave Samuels: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K74QxWvx14g
5. “Pere”, an original song by Edward Simon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKdhU2Dnaus
6. Baiãozinho by Emir Deodato in a version by Viviane de Farias: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbQxrYf9eE4

Composition – Quentin COPPALLE


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Remboursement de la totalité jusqu’au 15 juin, au-delà les arrhes (200€) seront conservées.
Bons loisirs-jeunes et chèques-vacances acceptés. 

Formulaire d'inscription à retourner avec un chèque ou justificatif de virement de 200€ ou de la totalité à l’ordre de Val’Muse

Banque : Crédit Agricole - IBAN : FR76 1780 6002 4274 6674 1600 033 - Code BIC AGRIFRPP878

Association VAL’MUSE - Maison de Pays - 01260 Champagne en Valromey

06 30 06 94 72 - jazzmuse.valmuse@gmail.com -  www.val-muse.fr

Entire Repayment until June 15th. After this date, the deposit will be retained.
Accepted : Bons loisirs-jeunes et chèques-vacances

Registration form to be returned with a check or transfer of 200€ (down payment) or the totality payable to Val’Muse

Bank : Crédit Agricole - IBAN : FR76 1780 6002 4274 6674 1600 033 - Code BIC AGRIFRPP878

Association VAL’MUSE - Maison de Pays - 01260 Champagne en Valromey

06 30 06 94 72 - jazzmuse.valmuse@gmail.com -  www.val-muse.fr

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