Jazz Ensembles Audition Info | Webster University

Jazz Ensembles Auditions

Aaron playing guitarJazz Combos and Jazz Collective

Auditions for all jazz ensembles will be Monday, August 24. For combo auditions, you should play a blues and a standard of your choosing. You'll do some sight reading as well. Drummers demonstrate their skill at a variety of different rhythmic feels (medium and up tempo swing, a jazz waltz, bossa nova, samba, etc.) Students auditioning for Jazz Collective will sight-read a piece selected by the director. Vocalists will sing several standards of your choosing in a jazz style.

Monday, August 24, 3 pm 
Community Music School, 535 Garden Ave, Room 10

Email Prof. Paul DeMarinis

Jazz Singers

Webster Jazz Singers, a 12 to 16 voice ensemble, will hold auditions Monday, August 24 in the recital hall.  Prepare a jazz standard (ballad, Latin, medium or up-tempo swing, etc.). Bring a lead sheet in your key. An accompanist will be provided. You'll also sight-sing as part of the audition, and will prepare a portion of a chart. Call-backs will take place on Wednesday, August 26 at noon.

Monday, August 24, noon
Thompson Music Building Recital Hall

Email Prof. Debby Lennon