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The UMBC Jazz Ensemble
Matt Belzer, Director
The UMBC Jazz ensemble is a large jazz group dedicated to the professional training and creative development of its members. Throughout the year, the group performs at concerts, special events and festivals. Student composers and arrangers have the opportunity to have their music read, performed and recorded by the group. Students must pass an audition in order to participate.



When does Jazz Ensemble rehearse?
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:00-5:30pm in the Fine Arts Building, Recital Hall

Who should audition for Jazz Ensemble?
The UMBC Jazz Ensemble is open to both music majors and non-majors with advanced experience on their instrument.


When are auditions for Jazz Ensemble held and how do I sign up for a time?
Auditions are held at the beginning of both Fall and Spring semesters. Please see the Jazz Ensemble Audition page for details.


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