AUDITIONS - UNL Jazz Ensembles/Combos

AUDITIONS - UNL Jazz Ensembles/Combos

The UNL Jazz Studies Area in the Glenn Korff School of Music is pleased to announce audition for the fall 2017 large and small jazz ensembles.  All UNL Jazz groups are open to ANY UNL student via audition.  Auditions will take place on:

August 21, 2017-Saxophones and Trombones from 6-9 pm.

August 22, 2017-Trumpets and Rhythm section from 6-9 pm

August 23, 2017-Overflow auditions

Auditions will consist of:  Prepared jazz etude (to be found on the UNL Jazz Studies Website), sight-reading and improvisation over “Rhythm Changes” (optional).  Student who wish to be placed only in a combo or be considered for a solo chair in the large ensembles must improvise over “Rhythm Changes.”  Jazz drummers are asked to prepare the audition etudes and demonstrate a variety of styles including but not limited to:  Swing (slow, medium, up tempo), Bossa Nova, Samba, Funk/Rock, etc.  All auditions will take place in room 114 WMB.  Sign up sheets and information will be posted on the jazz board (outside WMB 205) on August 1, 2017.

Auditions results will be posted by Thursday, August 24, 2017.  If you have questions or concerns, please contact Dr. Paul Haar, Director of Jazz Studies at phaar2@unl.edu