A-JAM Auditions

Date: January 29, 2021

Categories:
  • Northwest Vista College, Faculty & Staff, Students, Creative & Communication Arts, Arts & Culture

Prescreen video application deadline (via Canvas): Friday, January 29, 2021

Remote finals (via Zoom): Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 5 PM

A-JAM - Alamo Jazz Allstars Mentoship

A-JAM JAZZ ALLSTARS PROGRAM AUDITIONS
OPEN TO ALL ALAMO COLLEGES STUDENTS

APPLY ONLINE VIA CANVAS:
Application materials available to all Alamo Colleges students and faculty
via the A-JAM collaborative CANVAS COURSE LINK
Questions? Contact Katchie Cartwright, PhD, Program Director
kcartwright2@alamo.edu / Facebook / A-JAM blog

MATERIALS TO PREPARE:
Download: two required play-along tracks and sheet-music
Scales/arpeggios: major, harmonic minor, dorian, and mixolydian, all keys
Sight-reading: chordal (lead-sheet), rhythmic, and melodic

COREQUISITES:
Current registration in the following courses: improvisation (MUSI 1131), applied lessons, and jazz ensemble (if available)

IT COULD BE YOU NEXT YEAR!
One lucky A-JAM student may be invited to the annual meeting of the International Association of Schools of Jazz (IASJ) to perform—virtually or in person--with top students and professionals from all over the world.

Featured in the photograph above is Fernando Muñoz, A-JAM allstar who represented Alamo Colleges at IASJ, Zagreb, Croatia. Read about his journey on the A-JAM blog.