Teaching Experience 

Jamie is currently the jazz trumpet instructor at El Camino College, in Torrance, CA.

Jamie has been a clinician and featured guest artist at the Fullerton College Jazz Festival in Fullerton, CA, and the guest artist for Riverside College's "Tribute to Maynard Ferguson" in Riverside, CA. Jamie is also a substitute jazz teacher at the Colburn School of the Performing Arts in Los Angeles.

Through a Teaching Fellowship while attending the University of North Texas, Jamie taught classes in improvisation, jazz theory, and directed the Six O'clock Lab Band. Specific duties included:

§         Instructor, MUJS 2360 Jazz Improvisation I, University of North Texas (2004-2005)

§         Teaching Assistant, MUJS 2900 Fundamentals of Jazz Improvisation, UNT (2004-2005)

§         Teaching Assistant, MUJS 1370 Introduction to Jazz Theory, UNT (2004)

§         Guest Lecturer, MUJS 5470 Jazz Conducting, UNT (2004)

§         Guest Instructor, MUJS 2370 Improvisation, UNT (2004)

§        Instructor, UNT Summer Jazz Workshop (2004) 


Before attending UNT Jamie worked alongside Quincy Jones for the American Music Festival at Sorbonne University, Paris, France.

Jamie Hovorka also teaches privately in a one-on-one environment. Click here to contact Jamie.