Jazz Auditions

All students interested in joining a jazz ensemble or combo must audition. If you audition for jazz ensembles and combos, you will be considered for Jazz Ensemble I, Jazz Ensemble II, Jazz Combo I, Jazz Combo II, and/or Jazz Combo III. Please contact us by email at ensemble@umn.edu with any questions or concerns. 

Spring 2022 Audition Submission Instructions

Record a video of yourself playing the required audition materials in a single take and upload it to YouTube as an unlisted video (no other video hosting services or file formats will be accepted).  A recording made using your smartphone or computer webcam will suffice. Please submit a link to the video using the submission form found here.  Audition submissions are due by Friday, December 3rd, 2021 at 8:00am. 

Audition Video Submission Form

Visit the YouTube help page for assistance with uploading your video to YouTube. Please email ensemble@umn.edu with any concerns.

Spring 2022 Jazz Audition Requirements

Spring 2022 audition requirements are identical to the Fall 2021 requirements: 

Jazz Audition Requirements and Excerpts