2020 Jazz Audition Requirements

Instrumentalists who are interested in joining the Jazz X-tet and/or the Jazz Combo are required to audition via a pre-recorded video submission.

Students who are unable to submit a pre-recorded audition may contact musicauditions@uchicago.edu to make other arrangements.

Jazz Audition Requirements

  • Be sure to furnish all information required on the audition form.
  • At the beginning of your video, clearly state your name, your instrument, and the tunes you will play.
  • Your audition should include 2 jazz standards followed by a brief verbal explanation of your sight-reading skills.
  • Record all of your audition repertoire in one take.
  • Your audition video should be no more than 10 minutes in duration. Upload as directed on the audition form.

Submit a Jazz Audition

The deadline to submit a pre-recorded video audition is Friday, January 15 at 5 pm.

Instrumental ensemble placements will be announced via email.