Jazz Auditions

Photo from a Jazz Band performance in Marty's in October 2019.

General information for ALL students with interest in jazz:

All jazz ensemble auditions will take place at the beginning of fall semester, October 1-3 in the Sperati Band Room, except where otherwise noted. Sign-up sheets will be posted on the Jenson-Noble studio 163 bulletin board (Dr. Guzmán's office).

Jazz Band and Jazz Orchestra auditions will consist of prepared jazz excerpts, sight-reading, and improvisation on a jazz standard or blues tune of your choice. Excerpts are available for: Trumpet, Saxophone, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Guitar, Piano, Bass, and Drum-Set.


Below is the audition schedule:

Thursday, October 1
4:15-5:45 PM - Bass, Drums, Piano, Guitar

7:00-8:00 PM - Combined Rhythm Sections

Friday. October 2
11:00 AM-3:00 PM - Saxophones Round 1 - Jenson-Noble 195 (Prof. Hart’s Studio)

Saturday, October 3
9:00-11:00 AM - Saxophones Round 2
1:00-3:00 PM - Trumpets
3:30-5:30 PM -


Questions? Please contact Tony Guzmán, director of the jazz program.