Jazz Drums 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 Professor Dan Gailey to inquire about space in your particular instrument.  

You will be asked to demonstrate the following grooves/styles:  

  • Medium swing
  • Fast swing/bebop
  • Swing shuffle
  • Bossa nova
  • Samba
  • Jazz waltz
  • Medium swing again with brushes.  

You will also be asked to do some sight-reading.

Faculty Contact: Dan Gailey, dgailey@ku.edu

Audition Dates

Major audition dates for Fall 2018 have passed. 

Please contact Dan Gailey (dgailey@ku.edu) to make arrangements for your audition. 

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