Jazz Trumpet Auditions

The KU School of Music currently offers a B.A. in jazz studies.

Limited spaces are available for the Jazz Studies program.

A limited number of scholarships are available.

Please contact Dan Gailey to inquire about space in your particular instrument.


You must provide your own Jamey Aebersold play-along CD (Vol. 54 will work).

  • Two contrasting jazz standards (such as "Autumn Leaves" in concert G minor as a medium swing, and "Blue Bossa" in concert C minor as a Latin tune);
    1. Play one chorus of melody,
    2. Followed by two choruses of improvised solo.
  • Sight-reading
  • Selected major and minor scales the full range of your instrument.

Faculty Contact: Dan Gailey, dgailey@ku.edu


 

 

 

Audition Dates

(For entry into the Fall 2018 semester) 

 SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2018: Prairie Winds Festival participants only.                 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2018: Regular Audition Date - all instruments and voice.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2018: Regular Audition Date - all instruments and voice.


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