David Zoffer, Jazz Chair
These ensembles are designed for instrumentalists and vocalists desiring a small ensemble experience with emphasis on the exploration of various jazz, Third Stream, popular, and fusion styles. Emphasis will be placed on the application of jazz theory concepts through performance. Student arrangements and compositions are also included as material for ensembles.
A student's additional involvement in the NEC Prep Jazz program is taken into consideration for placement in ensembles. Groups will receive 28 60-minute coaching sessions and the opportunity to perform in workshops and recitals throughout the year. Groups will receive 28 60-minute coaching sessions and the opportunity to perform in workshops, masterclasses, and recitals throughout the year. Jazz auditions take place in September.