The eiu jazz studies program offers a number of events for high school musicians each year. Hal leonard easy jazz ensemble series sheet music and. The department of music at eastern illinois university is dedicated to helping students achieve their musical and educational goals. Small jazz ensembles small jazz ensembles, coached by jazz studies and improvisation department faculty, perform traditional and contemporary instrumental and vocal jazz repertoire. Within the jazz program, every time you play your instrument in rehearsal, you are handing in your homework for the day. An innovative curriculum, exceptional facilities, and dedicated faculty combine to produce outstanding teachers and performers throughout the united states and abroad. In addition to the classic jazz repertory, the ensemble performs original compositions written specifically for the group. The jazz ensemble performs all styles of jazz music from duke ellington, through count basie and charles mingus, to the contemporary jazz ensemble composers of today. This ensemble participates in many on and offcampus performances, joint concerts with byuidaho sound alliance, and tours throughout canada, the u. Named after a piece in wind ensemble literature of the same name, in which the tonic pitch can be sustained in every harmony of the piece, immovable do is a straightahead, fun, rockfunk feel.
The brandeis jazz ensemble, open to the entire brandeis community by audition, is comprised of 1520 musicians led by one of bostons bestknown jazz men, professor of the practice robert nieske. Eastern illinois university jazz studies home facebook. Jazz performances eiu jazz groups concert featuring the jazz ensemble, jazz lab band and jazz combos thursday, september 24 7. Each group is formed and rehearses over the course. Everlasting goodwin, gordon, jazz ensemble big band. The asbury university jazz ensemble performs frequently at concerts and events on campus as well as at offcampus venues, such as jazz festivals, churches and schools. Eastern illinois university department of music facebook. Members of the latin jazz ensemble are selected from the jazz ensemble auditions at the beginning of the fall semester. Jazz studies handbook pdf the music department also offers a jazz studies minor for students with some experience as jazz musicians. Horney holds degrees from indiana state university and the university of illinois and has been a member of the eiu. Fisher music center and the detroit international jazz festival. Eastern jazz studies students to perform jazz combos. Jazz ensemble student ensembles department of music. Welcome to the online edition of the 2014 hal leonard jazz ensemble promotion.
Join over 4000 guitarists learning from the newsletter recieve the best in online jazz guitar lessons delivered right to your mailbox 100% secure. Hal leonard easy jazz ensemble series sheet music and music. Eastern illinois university booth library new titles. The group has received numerous awards including outstanding ensemble and solo performance citations at the notre dame and elmhurst college jazz festivals as well as from downbeat magazine. Student jazz ensembles music the university of memphis. Looking for hal leonard easy jazz ensemble series sheet music. These include honor jazz combo day in november, the eiu jazz festival in february, and eastern music camp in july. Many selections feature a sample recording, indicated with the symbol to the right.
A guide to technique a spectrum book henry, robert e. The jazz studies area provides a variety of performing opportunities including the unc jazz band, the unc jazz combos, and charanga carolina. Frank mantooth misty conductor score 24 pages 3 medium conductor score jazz ensemble. Vocal solojazz ensemble series sheet music and music books. We would be happy to set up a day for you to sit in on classes and ensemble rehearsals, meet current students, and have a lesson.
The eiu jazz festival the annual eiu jazz festival is designed to offer a performing and learning experience for both the participating high school ensembles and there host. The theatre, free jazz combos tuesday, october 20 7. Eastern illinois university department of music, charleston, il. Americas music activities eastern illinois university. Made up of 20 musicians from various fields of study within the university, the ensemble was started in 1938 as a dance band by valgene roush, and later, known. Organized and codirected by gregory beyer, director of percussion studies, this thrilling event is free, open to the public, and brings hundreds of. The jazz ensemble rehearses every monday, wednesday and friday from 1 p. Eastern illinois university is a state university in charleston, illinois. Eastern illinois university department of music music.
Eastern illinois university jazz studies, charleston, illinois. The annual tcu jazz festival, one of the most prestigious in the southwest, has hosted more than 10,000 high school students since its inception in 1978. The festival will open on friday, february 7, with a concert featuring the eiu jazz ensemble and guest performer, marquis hill. Russell ballenger, the university of mary jazz ensemble is comprised of outstanding student musicians. The univeristy of illinois jazz performance division places a high value on the development of each students artistic voice, and this is especially in evidence with its seven small jazz ensembles, which provide a perfect opportunity to develop improvisational skills while learning to function as a unit in a small group setting. The eiu jazz festival the annual eiu jazz festival is designed to offer a performing and learning experience for both the participating high school ensembles and their host. Youll never receive any spam from me, only the best in jazz guitar lessons. Jazz ensemble ii is a 17piece jazz ensemble that performs concerts at the university of memphis and rehearses twice a week. Vice president of university advancement university archives.
Classic jazz compositions along with new arrangements from eastern students can be heard at the eiu jazz combos concert tuesday. Eiu contemporary and world percussion ensembles and the midwest funk factory drumline charleston, ill eastern illinois university, 2001. Established in 1895 as the eastern illinois state normal school, a teachers college offering a twoyear degree, eastern illinois university gradually expanded into a comprehensive university with a broad curriculum, including baccalaureate and masters degrees show more. With regular rehearsals and frequent concerts, including collaborative performances, family day weekend, the annual swing dance and our jazz 4 justice concert, students are. The iup jazz ensemble musc 6, under the direction of kevin eisensmith, is one of the many accredited ensembles within the department of music at indiana university of pennsylvania. Tell the truth and dont be afraid the daily eastern insidejazz news it up the eiu jazz ensemble will perform thursday to showcase younger musicians page 6 wednesday april 16, 1997. A collection of original sheet music for school jazz ensembles sort by featured best selling alphabetically, az alphabetically, za price, low to high price, high to low date, new to old date, old to new. Eastern illinois university the keep april 1997 4161997 daily eastern news. Looking for vocal solojazz ensemble series sheet music. During his tenure as director of jazz studies at eiu, the eiu jazz ensemble won a downbeat db award and released its first cd eastern time zone in 1994. Enter your email to download your free 64page jazz guitar ebook.
Vocal union is a 12voice mixed ensemble specializing in close harmony and vocal jazz. In 2010 and 2014 the ensemble was featured at the illinois music education conference. Stay in the know with the official eiu jazz studies department facebook page. Tumblebooklibrary is a curated database of childrens ebooks, available by subscription to elementary schools and public libraries around the world. Eastern illinois university department of music home. Ensembles are coached by faculty members jerry bergonzi, frank carlberg, dominique eade, cecil mcbee, john mcneil, jason moran, bob moses, ken.
Each spring semester, the all university jazz band takes on a second identity as the niu latin jazz ensemble and provides live music for the annual niu latin jazz dance party in midapril. Vocal solojazz ensemble series sheet music and music. Eiu flute day 2002 guest flute recital charleston, ill eastern illinois university. Jazz ensemble department of music christopher newport. The northern illinois university jazz ensemble profile. The repertoire encompasses a unique variety of primarily a cappella music andor music accompanied by light instrumentation. Coordinator of instrumental studies, professor of music ed. Youll find a wide selection of hal leonard easy jazz ensemble series sheet music, songbooks, and music books at sheet music plus. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Youll find a wide selection of vocal solojazz ensemble series sheet music, songbooks, and music books at sheet music plus.
Clip books are photocopied collections of press coverage about eiu and other area colleges from area newspapers. Arranged for flexibility, its a beautiful solo straighteighth feature for c instruments, alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet, or trombone with all those solo parts included. Tumblebooklibrary premium has over 1100 titles for grades k6, and includes our unique animated, talking picture books, readalong chapter books, national geographic videos, nonfiction books. For audition information and music, go to the main jazz ensembles page. For more information about jazz studies, visit our jazz studies page. Eastern illinois university booth library new titles list.
Eastern illinois university department of music jazz. Mlk university union gallery, eastern illinois university. Horney holds degrees from indiana state university and the university of illinois and has been a member of the eiu faculty since 1974. Concert choir is an auditioned, select choir consisting of 3545 voices that performs a wide variety of short and mediumlength choral compositions by significant composers from early classics to notable contemporary works. The 61 st annual eiu jazz festival will be held on february 7 and 8, 2020. Buy arranging for large jazz ensemble papcom by dick lowell, ken pullig isbn. The northern illinois university jazz ensemble discography. We are dedicated to the advancement and elevation of the art of music. Visit windpercussion auditions for jazz ensemble audition information. Eiu jazz ensemble releases album effinghams news and. The jazz ensemble regularly participates in jazz festivals and competitions, and performs at least six concerts per academic year. The orchestra participated in many international festivals and performed with such artists as dizzy gillespie, louis bellson, clark terry, tito puente and james moody. Students from the eiu jazz studies program will play a variety of music, from j.
They have been featured at the international association for jazz education and illinois music educators. The thornburgh papers are correspondence and information for president rives to act upon. We welcome high school students interested in attending eiu to visit. For those not recognizing the reference, 61920 is the zip code of charleston, illinois. The ensemble performs a challenging repertoire from the swing era through contemporary jazz and performs commissions and new works from outside composers and student composers. Niu jazz ensemble is a northern illinois university orchestra established in 1969 by ron modell, which has long been considered one of the best college jazz bands in the world. Concertstyle readings of childrens books by some of champaignurbana. Participants receive one hour of undergraduate credit. The group won first place in the college jazz big band division at the university of wisconsin eau claire jazz festival in 2010. Six of crows by leigh bardugo, the long way to a small, angry planet by becky chambers, crooked kingdom by leigh bardugo. Doudna fine arts center 20162017 season performances. All jazz ensemble, jazz lab band and combo members are expected to contribute time and effort to this event to insure its usual high standard of excellence. Youll find a wide selection of hal leonard easy jazz ensemble series sheet music, songbooks, and music books at.
The ensemble is available to qualified students via audition. The unc jazz band is directed by professor jim ketch and meets mwf from 1. The department is home to seven jazz ensembles who perform on campus and at some of detroits most prestigious venues, including the max m. Twelve outstanding arrangements for the young jazz ensemble written by experienced educational arrangers and composers. The eiu jazz ensemble entertained more than 30 schools saturday as the. Scheduled to perform are the eiu jazz ensemble jazz, unity gospel choir gospel, scott wattles and the blue suede crew rock n roll, christine robertson broadway, eiu percussion ensemble latino, flat mountain bluegrass and more. Click on the section names at right to view the selections, or scroll down to view all our new titles. Jazz ensembles department of music wayne state university. A very gentle piece that features some beautiful and lush big band writing and a gorgeous melody. The group works on sight reading and skills necessary to play in the jazz ensemble genre. All jazz ensemble, jazz lab band, and jazz combo members are expected to contribute time and effort to this event to ensure its usual high standard of excellence. Professor ketch with jazz students lr david klingman, cameron cook, nathan huvard, atticus reynolds, and adam maloney.749 1134 187 352 395 1538 676 290 210 698 1236 844 1545 1435 429 1608 497 638 601 997 675 1329 697 406 920 17 1525 568 1206 458 135 36 255 493 325 219 1271 434