Big Bands - Spring 2020

Jazz Night School offers long-term* performance-driven big band experiences for all ages and levels.

Placement auditions are required for new students. You can learn more about skill levels required for each big band offering by reading each band's description and reviewing Jazz Night School's Small Jazz Ensemble Levels Matrix

*Long-Term: Big Band rosters are set each Fall Session and once placed, students have the option of re-enrolling/maintaining their spot in an ensemble each following session of that year. Jazz Night School requests big band students commit to enrollment for the whole year (September through August). If a students skips a session, their seat may be forfeited. Students wishing to enter in big bands at Winter, Spring and/or Summer Sessions will be placed when seats are available.


Big Band Registration Instructions

  • RETURNING STUDENTS: Enroll by signing up on your big band's page. 
  • NEW STUDENTS: Before enrolling, new Jazz Night School students must schedule a placement audition to assess current skill level and discuss your goals.
  • TUITION WAIVERS: If you need a tuition waiver, contact us to get registered for your ensemble.
  • REGISTRATION FEES: An annual registration fee is due each Fall or upon entry during the academic year (unless entering in Summer quarter).
  • ENROLLMENT: Enrollment for open big band seats is on a first-come, first-serve basis and cannot be guaranteed without full payment. Also note, if a big band is full, you can get on its waitlist.