Entrance auditions are required of anyone wishing to pursue the Bachelor of Music Jazz Performance degree. Below is a list of audition materials for your jazz entrance audition:
Rhythm section chordal instruments should be also be prepared to "comp" the changes on the blues and selected standard, and bass players will be asked to walk lines on the blues and selected standard.
Drummers, in addition to sight-reading a big-band chart, be prepared to demonstrate the following "grooves:"
All incoming undergraduate students wanting to audition for a music major must also take the theory entrance exam.
Jazz Studies Director,
Woodwind Area Coordinator