The UVic Vocal Jazz Ensemble has established a reputation for artistic excellence, stylistic flexibility and performances of original and inspiring arrangements. In addition to highly successful performances at the Vocal Summit (2012) and the Frank Demiero Jazz Fest (2016), the Ensemble is well known for its fun-filled, audience engaging concerts. Our Autumn and Spring Vocal Jazz Showcase concerts feature the signature studio groups UVJAZZ RED and UVJAZZ BLUE, the UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA JAZZ CHORALE, and various spotlight combos. UVJAZZ RED has opened for the internationally acclaimed vocal group Groove for Thought, Canadian sensation Countermeasure, and has received high praise from vocal jazz legends Kirby Shaw and Dave Barduhn and master educators Vijay Singh, Peter Taylor and Janet Warren.

Friday, 23 February 2018

2018 Valentines Concert

A combined ensemble of Studio Red and Studio Blue groups provided a concert of group and individual songs for 40 residents and staff of Aberdeen Hospital.

UVic Vocal Jazz acknowledges the generous support of Don and Charmaine, whose donation facilitated the concert.

And, thanks be to our gracious host Johanne at Aberdeen.

Well done singers! Thank you for your skill and for giving so much time to the concert and Singing Valentines fundraiser over reading break!

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Felicitas Fundraiser this Saturday, January 6th

Start the new semester with an evening of
memorable songs by great composers!
Bring a friend!

Thursday, 30 November 2017

November 2017 Showcase Concert Pics

Thanks to the Artistic Team and all the performers who contributed to yet another filled-to-capacity concert!

A special nod of gratitude to our talented pianists: Michelle and Gabe, for excellence rendered!

And, thank you to our web audience—family, friends and newcomers—who tuned in via the live stream.

Well done everyone! Onwards and upwards to Felicitas Jazz Night, January 6th at UVic, the Singing Valentines fundraiser and other exciting projects.

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Thursday, 2 November 2017

2017 Autumn Showcase: Songs of Rescue & Romance

Signature combos, studio groups and the UVic Jazz Chorale present the Annual UVic Vocal Jazz Autumn Showcase featuring songs of rescue and romance.

Come early - doors open at 6:45pm!

Featuring special guest Gabe Lagos.

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Thursday, 10 August 2017

Meet & Greet 2017 September 6th

Love to sing?
Join the UVic
Vocal Jazz and Pop Ensemble!
Bring a friend!

Instrumentalists are welcome too!

Audition Information

Check out the Audition Page
located here at the blog!