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Jazz Studies Program

Auditions

Program/Scholarship Auditions

All Audition videos must be submitted by February 5th! Send them to: [email protected]

You can use OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive, or send a YouTube Link!

Jazz Scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate an aptitude and desire to participate in the Jazz Studies Program. Students receiving a Jazz Scholarship are required to participate in JSU Jazz Ensembles and JSU Jazz Combos as needed. 


· All Jazz scholarship applicants must first apply on the JSU Scholarship       Applications Website linked below.

· Students should be prepared to play a jazz standard, a transcription, or a selection from your high school jazz band ensemble.

· A piece to sight-read will be provided.

· Improvisation is highly encouraged. 


All Jazz auditions for Fall 2021 will be by video submission. Deadline is February 5, 2021.  Please contact Dr. Andy Nevala to schedule your sight-reading audition.

Anyone who is interested in auditioning for Scholarships to the JSU Jazz Studies program must complete an application through the JSU Website Scholarship Page, http://www.jsu.edu/finaid/scholarships/, and contact me directly at [email protected].

For all music scholarship information, go to: http://www.jsu.edu/music/scholarships/index.html

Ensemble Placement Auditions

Ensemble Placement Auditions are different then Scholarship auditions, and happen the Monday before classes begin. Materials will be posted on Aug 1st!