Sign-up sheets are posted on the jazz bulletin board outside Room 145.
Jazz Big Band auditions are low-pressure and consist of the following:
Combo auditions will be held after on Tuesday, January 15, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Jazz Combo room (Room 119).
The Texas State jazz ensembles explore a full spectrum of big band sounds, ranging from classic swing to high-energy latin and funk. Jazz ensembles and combos are open to all qualified university students by audition. Ensembles count for one credit per semester.
Directed by Freddie Mendoza
MWF, 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Directed by Dr. Keith Winking
MWF, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Jazz Lab Band
Directed by Dr. Martin McCain
MW, 12:30 p.m.–1:50 p.m.
Coordinated by Freddie Mendoza
Times to be arranged
Texas State Jazz bands tour and perform at national and international performance venues:
Montreaux Jazz Festival
North Sea Jazz Festival
Notre Dame Jazz Festival
Wichita Jazz Festival
Brienz Jazz Festival
Set on a boardwalk next to Lake Geneva and overlooking the French Alps, the Montreux Jazz Festival is one of two of the biggest jazz festivals in Europe, along with the North Sea Jazz Festival in
“When I can tell incoming freshmen or potential incoming freshmen we go to
“This festival is more of a world music festival because it has music from all over the world. Most of the students in the ensembles have never traveled to
The Montreux Jazz Festival lasts the month of July and the