Here is an overview of Joris Teepe’s activities as a jazz educator:
- Since 2001 Teepe has been the Director of Jazz Studies at the Prince Claus Conservatory in Groningen, the Netherlands. He is also inventer and founder of the program New York comes to Groningen, a unique system of jazz education with a rotating visiting faculty from New York teaching at this International University in Europe.
- Joris Teepe is on the faculty of Queens College in NY as Bass Professor, since 2008
- From 2000 until 2012 Teepe has been the bass instructor at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. The Wachovia “Jazz for Teens” program.
- Joris Teepe has been teaching workshops at Universities all over the world, also at private instituions, such as Peter Herbolzheimer’s Big Band Workshop. He is teaching at several jazz camps each summer, such as Litchfield Jazz Camp(Connecticut), Jazzinty (Slovenia) and Orsara Jazz (Italy)