Jazz Band

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Jazz Band is comprised of students from diverse areas of study, all of whom enjoy listening and performing within this distinctive musical idiom.

While most music-making is done in a big band setting, there is considerable potential for inclusion of various combos as well. In addition to on-campus performances, Jazz Band also presents various concerts within the surrounding community.

Jazz Band membership is open to students in all class levels who meet the requirements of musicianship.

Jazz Band rehearses Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30–3:45 p.m.

Auditions

All interested students must complete an audition. Scheduling is coordinated by the conductor at the beginning of each semester.

Requirements

  • Assigned scales and/or techniques
  • Prepared excerpt (distributed in advance)
  • Sight-reading
  • Improvisation (optional)

Conductor

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Tiffany Engle

Associate Professor; Director of Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion Studies
(Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Saxophone)
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