Wayne State University
 

Jazz Studies

Contact: Chris Collins
ac4080@wayne.edu

All jazz instrumentalists (Auditioning students must bring 3 copies of sheet music for rhythm section)
•    major and minor scales
•    one prepared jazz piece (applicant's choice, no self composed pieces)
•    sight reading
•    improvisation

Additional requirements for:
Drummers (full set)
•    demonstrate ability to play different styles - bossa nova, Latin, jazz waltz, straight time, contemporary pop styles
•    demonstrate reading abiity

Guitar or Bass (electric or acoustic)
•    read chord symbols

Keyboard, woodwind, and brass players
•    demonstrate technical ability and range

For more information on the Jazz Studies program, click here