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.

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Mega congratulations UVJazz!

Thank you—audience members in person and via the internet, support crew (Sondra, Will, Kirk), and most of all singers and instrumentalists!—for a lovely, fun filled evening of excellent music!

Congratulations on a fine performance!
W.

Thursday, 21 November 2013

Autumn Showcase • Nov. 24th Sunday 8pm

The annual Autumn Showcase approaches!

"Fall Back"

8pm
Sunday
Nov. 24th
PTY Recital Hall
UVic School of Music
Admission by donation.

Doors open at 7:45pm - limited seating, so arrive early!

Live stream audio: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events/live/

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013

VJ2 • Meaghan, Micha, Tyler & Taylor

In the upcoming "Fall Back" Autumn Showcase on November 24th at the School of Music, newcomers Meaghan and Micha team up with veterans Tyler and Taylor for a dynamic presentation of the Darmon Meader and Peter Eldridge arrangement of For All We Know by Sam M. Lewis (lyrics) and J. Fred Coots (music).