Music: Jazz Studies, MMus

    Program Description

    The School of Music and Dance’s renowned program in jazz studies is one of the most exciting jazz programs in the country, and boasts outstanding performing ensembles including three big bands, a jazz guitar ensemble, a Latin jazz ensemble, and multiple combos.

    The comprehensive curriculum includes courses in:

    Performance practice
    Repertoire study
    Arranging and composition
    Program planning and development
    Studio instruction

    Application at a Glance

    Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website. The following are required for your application:

    Program-Specific Application Requirements:
    Jazz Composition and Arranging emphasis only: two representative scores and recordings of arrangements and/or compositions for jazz ensemble.
    Preliminary audition recording
    Second round audition, if selected from preliminary audition recording.
    Statement of Purpose
    Scholarly writing sample
    Three letters of recommendation

    Recent concert or recital programs
    Repertoire list

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    School of Music and Dance
    Campus: Eugene
    Fall 2024
    Final Deadline - December 10, 2023