Jazz Orchestra

The Michigan Youth Jazz Ensemble provides students advanced experience in performing a variety of big band repertoire in venues throughout Southeast Michigan. Open to saxophone, trumpet, trombone and rhythm section (piano, guitar, bass, drum-set and vibraphone) musicians of high school ages. This ensemble is recommended for students who are generally in upper high school grades and have two to four years of jazz ensemble experience.

U-M Faculty Director: Associate Professor Dennis Wilson

Rehearsal Time: Sundays, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Rehearsal Location: Cady Room, Stearns Building, 2005 Baits Drive, Ann Arbor

Fall term (2018)

Rehearsals: September, 16, 23, 30; October 7, 14, 21, 28; November 4, 11, 18; December 1
Concert: Sunday, December 2, at 2:00 PM (Hankinson Rehearsal Hall)

Winter term (2019)

Rehearsals: January 13, 20, 27; February 3, 10, 17, 24; March 10, 17
Concert: Sunday, March 24, at 1:00 PM (Stamps Auditorium)

*2019-20 dates to be released in Spring 2019