A Bachelor of Music in jazz studies includes applied jazz lessons, courses in jazz improvisation, theory, history, arranging and composition, and pedagogy.JAZZ STUDIES MAJORS:
- Receive extensive jazz training on their instrument from accomplished working jazz musicians
- Perform in Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra or Jazz Workshop, in addition to combos. Combos may have the opportunity to record at the end of each quarter
- Have the opportunity to record and play with guest artists such as Phil Woods, Slide Hampton, Jim McNeely, Clark Terry and Louie Bellson
Learn more about the Jazz Studies program on our Studios and Areas of Study page.