Rehearsing the Secondary Jazz Ensemble: Technique and Repertoire
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Rehearsing the Secondary Jazz Ensemble: Technique and Repertoire

Performing jazz ensemble repertoire should instill a love for the genre. Topics in this seminar will include jazz styles, section coaching, repertoire, and programming. Effective rehearsal management, rehearsal structure, and motivational techniques will be explored. We will share ideas on how to create an atmosphere conducive to a jazz feel and the freedom to improvise. Participants will gain familiarity with various literature sources that include jazz combo, jazz ensemble, and vocal solo/jazz choir. There will be opportunities to listen and watch video recordings of jazz performances. Various guest artists will be invited to share topics specific to their instrument.


Session Dates & Times

Workshop Session IV , July 17, 2017 - July 21, 2017
  • Monday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Wednesday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Thursday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


  • Fuller - Rm. #Bliss

Prerequisite Courses (CRN #)

  • None


  • $720.00