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Jazz Ensembles Auditions

These ensembles are not open to non-music students.

*All jazz majors and students in BMus/BEd admitted on jazz instruments must complete both auditions.

Jazz Orchestra/Chamber Jazz Auditions*

These auditions are for participation in:

  • JAZZ ORCHESTRAS - MUEN 595 001,002,003
  • CHAMBER JAZZ MUEN 592 001, 002

Audition Instructions: ** All jazz majors must audition.

Sign up for the audition on the appropriate sheet across from Clara Lichtenstein Hall (C209)- posted one week prior to the auditions. 

Required Prerequisites: All jazz majors must audition.

Audition Material: Sight Reading only.

Audition Time/Date:

Rhythm Section

Date: Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 10am-5pm

Time: Sign up sheets will be posted across from Clara Lichtenstein Hall (C209) posted one week prior to the auditions. (Auditions are 5 minutes in length).

Location: C312

Horn Section (Non-Rhythm Section Instruments)

Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014 10am-5pm

Time: *See sign up sheets for your instrument's times; sign up sheets will be posted across from Clara Lichtenstein Hall (C209) posted one week prior to the auditions. (Auditions are 5 minutes in length).

Audition Location: C312

Jazz Combo Auditions*

These auditions are for participation in:

  • JAZZ COMBOS – MUEN 570

Audition Instructions:

These auditions are informal, an open jam session format.

Audition Time/Date:

  • Date: Wednesday, September 3, 2014
  • Time: 6-9pm
  • Audition Location: C312

Audition Material:

  • All the Things You Are
  • Major and Minor Blues
  • Blue Bossa
  • Green Dolphin Street
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Rhythm Changes