The emphasis of the Jazz Ensemble is to develop skills that make a student competitive in the jazz/ commercial playing field, as well as competent in conducting ensembles of their own. Literature for the Ensemble includes a wide array of styles from traditional and modern jazz to progressive rock, Latin and beyond! The Jazz Ensemble has performed concerts nationally and internationally and is open to all students of the University by audition.
Jazz ComboCombo will consist of rhythm section players and a smaller number of horns. Based on interest, we may have more than one combo. Glenn Wilson will be working will all combos. Combos will meet based on the schedules of the members
This ensemble is available to all students without an audition. Secondary instruments are welcomed in the band, and all music education majors are encouraged to participate to gain jazz experience