Sequence of Events for All Jazz and Improvisational Music Emphasis Candidates
Term II or III: Successful completion of respective classical performance qualifying exam or theory/composition degree course requirements through sophomore year
Term III: Meet with chair of jazz and improvisational music to discuss qualifying exam/interview and set exam/interview date in Term I of junior year. Meet with respective applied jazz studio instructor to determine repertoire and practice schedule for the qualifying exam.
Term I (9th or 10th week): Jazz emphasis qualifying exam/interview
Term III: Half recital (before the 7th week of the term).
Term I: Downbeat Student Music Award application
Late Term II or early Term III: Full recital and presentation of media project (before end of 10th week