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Jazz Ensemble Auditions & Requirements

Click here for Fall 2020 Audition Information


The group is open to all UL Lafayette students by audition.

Winds & Brass

We have two options for auditions:

1. Follow the same procedures as other auditions.

  • One audition can serve as your audition for multiple ensembles. Just add one of the following:
    • a head
    • or play-along
    • or jazz, blues, or standard  etude
    • improvisation are optional.
  • Scores for the jazz section of the audition will be graded separately from your overall audition.


2. Book a second separate jazz audition to feature jazz skills.

  • tone
  • style
  • a prepared jazz work,
  • + optional improvisation & jazz scales
  • you may provide your own backing track, not required

Rhythmic Section

Rhythmic sections will be heard during the first week of classes in August.

Check our News Updates for upcoming announcements.

Rehearsals & Class

Members meet during the fall from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday. During the spring, the time changes to Tuesday from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Course credit is available.