Navigate Up
Jazz Ensemble I

MUSC 116-010, 12:20–1:10 p.m., MWF Loudis Recital Hall


Course Information:
Entrance to Jazz Ensembles by audition each semester.

Jazz Ensemble gives the student an opportunity to read, explore and perform a wide variety of jazz ensemble literature. [PLG#1] Students will be encouraged to develop their improvisational skills. [PLG#1]


Requirements and Policies:
Auditions will be held every semester.
Attendance is essential. Arrangements depend upon one player per part. Being in your chair, with your instrument, warmed up and ready to make music by start of class or one-half hour prior to performance  is expected.


Your grade will be based on attendance, attitude and being prepared to play your part.
An excused absence will be granted in accordance with University policy (religious holidays, death in the family, etc.)
Sickness will be considered an excused absence only if a doctor's note is provided.
An unexcused absence from a performance will result in a failing grade.



Performance Calendar:

Sunday, February 18, Concert at The Mainstay, Rock Hall MD, Load Bus 12:30 pm, Concert 4pm

Wednesday, March 21, 8:00 pm, Jazz I & II Concert with guest artist Maria Schneider, Loudis

Friday, April 13, Evening, Performance at 2018 Cavalcade of Bands Jazz Championship

Friday, April 20, Rehearsal Time 12:30 pm Performance at UD Jazz Festival, (Army Blues 7pm)

Thursday, May 3, 8 pm, Jazz I & II Concert, Loudis

Note: there may be more performances TBA in class.