THE UVIC VOCAL JAZZ MAINSTREAM & IMPROVISATIONAL 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 Powell River Vocal Summit and the Frank Demiero Jazz Fest, UVJMIE was the choral ensemble for The Best of Queen concert series with JEANS 'N CLASSICS and the VICTORIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA under Maestro Giuseppe Pietraroia. The Ensemble is well known for its fun-filled, filled-to-capacity audience engaging concerts. Our Autumn and Spring Vocal Jazz Showcases feature the Signature Studio Ensembles - the University of Victoria Studio Group, the University of Victoria Show Choir - and various Spotlight Combos including Ellavation Chorale, and the UVic Vocal Jazz Stage Orchestra. The Ensemble has opened for the internationally acclaimed vocal groups GROOVE FOR THOUGHT and THE REAL GROUP, Canadian sensation COUNTERMEASURE, and has received high praise from legends Kirby Shaw and Dave Barduhn, and from master educators Vijay Singh, Peter Taylor and Janet Warren. Among our many distinguished alumni are the superb FIFTH STREET, MIKE EDEL and TWIN KENNEDY.

Saturday, 12 May 2012

UVic Ensemble Auditions 2012

Important Dates
  1. Wednesday, Sept. 5th • 6pm to 7pm • First Meet & Greet. Hand out Audition Material. Sign up for an audition time. 
  2. Monday, Sept. 10th • 5:30pm to 8:30pm • Auditions for Vocal Jazz Ensemble (B016). Audition results are usually posted within 24 hours: online and on the School of Music Vocal Jazz bulletin board.
  3. Wednesday, Sept. 12th • 6pm to 7pm • Music handout and Ensemble membership confirmation.
Audition Material
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