Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Directed by Alan Gumm, Vocal Jazz Ensemble (VJE) specializes in the study, rehearsal, and performance of historical and contemporary vocal jazz music.

The course of study includes ensemble development and vocal improvisation in a variety of styles.

VJE is part of the CMU jazz program, performing regularly with one of CMU's big bands, with rhythm section, and a cappella.

VJE is open by audition to any student in the university, with auditions held at the end of each semester for the next semester’s enrollment.

Faculty

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Faculty/Guest Chamber Music

Date: Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Chamichian Hall Staples Hall
Price: This concert is free and open to the public.

Faculty Artist Jay Batzner, composition

Date: Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Staples Family Concert Hall
Price: $5 public, $3 students/seniors. Tickets are available at the Central Box Office by calling 774-3000.

Alan Gumm, Faculty Presentation

Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Chamichian Recital Hall
Price: This concert is free and open to the public.

Faculty Artist Latoya Lain, mezzo-soprano

Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Staples Family Concert Hall
Price: $5 public, $3 students/seniors. Tickets are available at the Central Box Office by calling 774-3000.

Guest Artist Andreas Klein, piano

Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Staples Family Concert Hall
Price: $5 public, $3 students/seniors. Tickets are available at the Central Box Office by calling 774-3000.
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