2018 -19 Student Calendar

University of Oregon
Jazz Studies Program
(subject to change)

 

Fall 2018

September
17-21     SOMD Week of Welcome meetings, exams, and auditions (Check the SOMD blog for a complete listing of events: (https://blogs.uoregon.edu/wowmusic/schedule/)

17          Sophomore and Junior Barrier Exams (1:00 – 3:30 p.m., rm. 184)
.             B.M. in Jazz Degree/Transfer Auditions  (1:00 – 3:30 p.m., rm. 184)
.             JazzArts Combo Scholarship Auditions (4:00 – 7:00 p.m., rm. 184)
18          SOMD Faculty Retreat (All Day)
19          New Graduate Jazz Major Meeting – Mandatory (3:00 – 4:00 p.m.,
.             rm. 184)
.             Jazz Ensemble Auditions (Sign-up on jazz bulletin board in music
.             bldg., rm. 184)
.                             – Saxophones (9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)
.                             – Drum set (7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.)
20          New Undergraduate Jazz Major Meeting – Mandatory (11:00 a.m –
.             noon, rm. 184)
.             Jazz Ensemble Auditions (Sign-up sheets on jazz bulletin board in
.             music bldg., rm. 184)
.                            – Trombones (1:00 – 3:30 p.m.)
.                            – Trumpets (3:30 – 5:30 p.m.)
.                            – Piano (7:00 – 9:00 p.m.)
21          Graduating Senior/Grad students Advising (Undergrads – sign up for a time with
.            
Paul; Grads – sign up for a time with Toby)
.             Jazz Ensemble Auditions (Sign-up sheets on jazz bulletin board in
.             music bldg., rm. 184)
.                           – Bass (10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)
.                           – Guitar (1:30 – 4:30 p.m.)
23          Oregon Jazz Ensemble “Boot Camp” – Mandatory for all OJE ensemble
.             members (noon – 6:00 p.m., rm. 173)
24          Fall Term Begins
24          Large Jazz Ensembles 1st Rehearsals Begin
24-28     Jazz Combos 1st Rehearsals Begin
25          Jazz Faculty/GTF Staff Meeting  – Mandatory (2:00 – 2:50, rm. 215)
27          1st Jazz Master Class – Mandatory All Jazz Majors – (2:00 – 2:50,
.              rm.173)
28          Large Jazz Ensemble Photo Day

October
5            OJE & UO Jazz Faculty @ the Jazz Station (7:30 – 10:00 p.m.) – Tickets: $10
.             general admission, $7 members
19          Rob Davis, tenor sax –  Guest Artist Master Class (10:00 – 11:30 a.m., rm. 184)
19          UO Jazz Party (Jazz Combos) @ The Jazz Station – (5:00 – 6:30 &
.             7:30 – 10:00 p.m.) Guest Artist – Rob Davis, tenor saxophone. Tickets: $12
.             general admission, $9 members (free for the 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. sets)

November
2            Arrangers Big Band Reading Session #1
7            OJE @ North Medford Jazz Festival (ALL DAY)
9           David Goldblatt, piano – Guest Artist Master Class (10:00 – 11:30 a.m., rm. 184)
9           UO Jazz Party (Jazz Combos) @ The Jazz Station – (5:00 – 6:30 &
.             7:30 – 10:00 p.m.) Guest Artist – David Goldblatt, piano –
.             Tickets: $12 general admission, $9 members (free for the 5:00 – 6:30
.             p.m. sets)
10          SOMD Admissions – Early Audition Day
13          JazzArts Oregon, Guest Performance @ West Linn High School Jazz Festival
.             Portland, OR (5:30 p.m.)
15          Guest Artist Clinic – Patty Darling, composer (10:00 – 11:30 a.m., rm. 184)
.             OJE Rehearsal with Patty Darling (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm in room 184)
16          Guest Artist Clinic – Patty Darling, composer (10:00 – 11:30 a.m., rm. 184)
16          the 2018 Fall Concert of the UO Jazz Ensembles @ the UO School of
.             Music, Beall Concert Hall (7:00 p.m.) – Guest Artist – Patty Darling, composer
.             Tickets: $7 general admission, $5 students & seniors
22, 23     Thanksgiving Break – no classes or rehearsals
26           Jazz Pedagogy (MUE 639) Students – Lab II Rehearsal (12:00 pm – 12:50 pm)
28           Arrangers Big Band Reading Session #2
29           U.O. Jazz Combos Concert –  (5:00 p.m., rm. 184)
30          Jazz Pedagogy (MUE 639) Students – Lab II Rehearsal (12:00 pm – 12:50 pm)
30          JazzArts Oregon & UO Honors Combos Concert/Live Recording Session
.             @ the UO School of Music, Aasen-Hull Hall (7:00 p.m.)
.             Tickets: $7 general admission, $5 students & seniors

December
1, 2       Downbeat Magazine Recording Sessions (Combos/Individuals)
3-7        Finals Week
3,4        Jazz Juries/Recital Hearings for Winter term recitals (sign up outside room 184)
5            Big Band Recording Session Set-Up/Rhythm Section Sound Check
6,7         OJE  Recording Session
10-12      Combo/Big Band Mixing Session

Winter 2019

January
1              Auditions – Prescreening decisions due
7              Winter Term Begins
21            MLK Holiday
25 & 26   The 2019 Oregon Jazz Festival @ The UO School of Music
.         Friday, Jan. 25 – guest artist Alan Ferber, Master Class (10:00 – 11:30 a.m.)
.              @ UO School of Music (rm. 184) – free admission
.        Friday, Jan. 25 – guest artist Alan Ferber,  @ Lane
.              Community College, Ragozzino Hall (7:30 p.m.) – Tickets: $15 adults,
.              $12 students & seniors
.       Saturday, Jan. 26 – Daytime performances by participating school groups
.              @ UO School of Music (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) – free admission
.       Saturday, Jan. 26 – the Oregon Jazz Ensemble and LCC Big Band @ UO
.              School of Music, Beall Concert Hall w/ guest appearances by festival
.              artists including Alan Ferber (5:30 p.m.) – Tickets: $15 adults, $12
.              students & seniors
.       Saturday, Jan. 26 – The Oregon Jazz Festival After Hours Session @ The
.               Jazz Station featuring guest artists from the festival (7:30 p.m. – 10:00
.               p.m.)

February
2            SOMD Admissions – Audition Day
8           Damian Erskine, Guest Artist Master Class (10:00 – 11:30 a.m., rm. 184)
8           UO Jazz Party (Jazz Combos) @ The Jazz Station – (5:00 – 6:30 &
.             7:30 – 10:00 p.m.) Guest Artist – Damian Erskine, bass/composer –
.             Tickets: $12 general admission, $9 members (free for the 5:00 – 6:30
.             p.m. sets)
9           SOMD Admissions – Audition Day
14-17    NAfME Conference – Portland, OR
22         the 2019 Winter Concert of the UO Jazz Ensembles @ the UO School of
.             Music, Beall Concert Hall (7:00 p.m.) – Tickets: $7 general admission,
.             $5 students & seniors
23          SOMD Admissions – Audition Day

March
4-8        JazzArts Oregon Tour
8           Guest Artist Master Class, Steve Treseler, saxophone/composer,  (10:00 – 11:30
.             a.m., rm. 184)
8           UO Jazz Party (Jazz Combos) @ The Jazz Station – (5:00 – 6:30 &
.             7:30 – 10:00 p.m.) Guest Artist – Steve Treseler, saxophone/composer-
.             Tickets: $12 general admission, $9 members (free for the 5:00 – 6:30
.             p.m. sets)
13, 15    Arrangers Big Band Reading Session
14           U.O. Jazz Combos Concert –  (5:00 p.m., rm. 184)
15          UO Honors Combos Concert/Live Recording Session @ the UO
.             School of Music, Aasen-Hull Hall (7:00 p.m.) – Tickets: $7 general
.             admission, $5 students & seniors
18-22      Finals Week
18,19      Spring Term Jazz Recital Hearings & Technique Juries
25-29      Spring Break

Spring 2019

April
1            Spring Term Begins
19          UO Big Band Jazz Party @ The Jazz Station – (free Combo set from 5:00 – 6:30
.             p.m.) 7:30 – 10:00 p.m. Tickets: $12 general admission, $9 members
23-28     OJE, JazzLab II Spring Tour

May
3            UO Jazz Party (Jazz Combos) @ The Jazz Station – (5:00 – 6:30 &
.              7:30 – 10:00 p.m.)  Tickets: $12 general admission, $9 members (free for the
.              5:00 – 6:30 p.m. sets)
7-10      Guest Artist Residency – Kendrick Scott, drummer/composer
9           the 2019 Spring Concert of the UO Jazz Ensembles featuring guest
.              artist Kendrick Scott, @ the UO School of Music, Beall Concert Hall
.              (7:00 p.m.)- Tickets: $10 general admission, $8 students & seniors
12        Jazz Recital Day (Hold)
19        Jazz Recital Day (Hold)
27        Memorial Day Holiday
31        Wet Ink (Jazz Composers/Arrangers Concert) @ the UO
.           School of Music, Aasen-Hull Hall (7:00 p.m.) – Tickets: $7 general
.           admission, $5 students & seniors

June
2          Jazz Recital Day (Hold)
3,5       Arrangers Big Band Reading Sessions
8          UO End of Year Jazz Party w/ LCC @ Jazz Station – featuring performances by all
.           UO combos and big bands (5:00 – 11:00 p.m.) Tickets: $12 general admission,        .           $9 members
10-14    Finals Week
10,11    Jazz Barrier Exams/Juries
12          Big Band Recording Session Set-Up/Rhythm Section Sound Check
13-14    UO Big Bands Recording Session rm. 184
15          SOMD Commencement
17          UO Commencement
17 –20   Combo/Big Band Mixing Sessions

Students, if you choose to add the google calendar below, please make sure you add both the student/faculty calendar AND the jazz events calendar when given the option.

Students, if you choose to add the google calendar above, please make sure you add both the student/faculty calendar AND the jazz events calendar when given the option.