2017 -18 Student Calendar

University of Oregon
Jazz Studies Program
(Tentative)

 

Fall 2017

September
18-22     SOMD Week of Welcome meetings, exams, and auditions (Check the SOMD blog for a complete listing of events: (https://blogs.uoregon.edu/wowmusic/schedule/)

19          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)
19          SOMD Faculty Retreat (All Day)
20          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.)
21          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.)
22          Graduating Senior/Grad students Advising (Sign-up outside rm. 352)
.             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.)
24          Oregon Jazz Ensemble “Camp” – Mandatory for all OJE ensemble members
.             (noon – 6:00 p.m., rm. 173)
25          Fall Term Begins
25          Large Jazz Ensembles 1st Rehearsals Begin
25-29     Jazz Combos 1st Rehearsals Begin
26          Jazz Faculty/GTF Staff Meeting  – Mandatory (2:00 – 2:50, rm. 215)
28          1st Jazz Master Class – Mandatory All Jazz Majors – (2:00 – 2:50,
.              rm.173)
29          Large Jazz Ensemble Photo Day

October
1            UO Jazz Meeting/Mixer @ the Jazz Station (Noon – 2:00 p.m.)
6            OJE & UO Jazz Faculty @ the Jazz Station (7:30 – 10:00 p.m.) – Tickets: $10
.             general admission, $7 members
20-22     JazzArts Oregon in Bend, OR
27          Tim Willcox, Guest Artist Master Class (10:00 – 11:30 a.m., rm. 184)
27          UO Jazz Party (Jazz Combos) @ The Jazz Station – (5:00 – 6:30 &
.             7:30 – 10:00 p.m.) Guest Artist – Tim Willcox, saxophone – Tickets: $10
.             general admission, $7 members (free for the 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. sets)

November
1            OJE @ North Medford Jazz Festival (ALL DAY)
3            Arrangers Big Band Reading Session #1
10          Charlie Porter, Guest Artist Master Class (10:00 – 11:30 a.m., rm. 184)
10          UO Jazz Party (Jazz Combos) @ The Jazz Station – (5:00 – 6:30 &
.             7:30 – 10:00 p.m.) Guest Artist – Charlie Porter, trumpet –
.             Tickets: $10 general admission, $7 members (free for the 5:00 – 6:30
.             p.m. sets)
11          SOMD Admissions – Early Audition Day
17          the 2016 Fall 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
24, 25     Thanksgiving Break
29           Arrangers Big Band Reading Session #2

December
1           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
2, 3       Downbeat Magazine Recording Sessions (Combos/Individuals)
4-8        Finals Week
4,5        Jazz Juries/Recital Hearings for Winter term recitals
6            Big Band Recording Session Set-Up/Rhythm Section Sound Check
7,8         OJE  Recording Session
11-13      Combo/Big Band Mixing Session

Winter 2018

January
1              Auditions – Prescreening decisions due
8              Winter Term Begins
12 -14      OMEA Conference in Eugene, OR @ Eugene Hilton & Hult Center
.               For the Performing Arts
15            MLK Holiday
19 & 20   The 2018 Oregon Jazz Festival @ The UO School of Music
.        Friday, Jan. 19 – guest artist Terell Stafford, Master Class (10:00 – 11:30 a.m.)
.              @ UO School of Music (rm. 184) – free admission
.        Friday, Jan. 19 – guest artist Terell Stafford, jazz trumpet @ Lane
.              Community College, Ragozzino Hall (7:30 p.m.) – Tickets: $15 adults,
.              $12 students & seniors
.       Saturday, Jan. 20 – Daytime performances by participating school groups
.              @ UO School of Music (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) – free admission
.       Saturday, Jan. 20 – the Oregon Jazz Ensemble and LCC Big Band @ UO
.              School of Music, Beall Concert Hall w/ guest appearances by festival
.              artists including Terell Stafford (5:30 p.m.) – Tickets: $15 adults, $12
.              students & seniors
.       Saturday, Jan. 20 – The Oregon Jazz Festival After Hours Session @ The
.               Jazz Station featuring guest artists from the festival (8:00 – 11:00
.               p.m.)

February
3            SOMD Admissions – Audition Day
9           TBA, 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 – TBA –
.             Tickets: $10 general admission, $7 members (free for the 5:00 – 6:30
.             p.m. sets)
10          SOMD Admissions – Audition Day
17         the 2017 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
24          SOMD Admissions – Audition Day

March
5-9        JazzArts Oregon Tour
9           Guest Artist Master Class, Ryan Meagher, guitarist/composer,  (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 – Ryan Meagher, guitarist/composer-
.             Tickets: $10 general admission, $7 members (free for the 5:00 – 6:30
.             p.m. sets)
14, 16    Arranger’s Big Band Reading Session
16          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
19-24      Finals Week
19,20      Spring Term Jazz Recital Hearings
26-30      Spring Break

Spring 2018

April
2            Spring Term Begins
???          Jazz Recital Day (Hold)
9-13 or 23-27      OJE, JazzLab II Spring Tour
27          UO Jazz Party (Big Bands) @ The Jazz Station – (5:00 – 6:30 &
.             7:30 – 10:00 p.m.) Guest Artist – TBA –
.             Tickets: $10 general admission, $7 members (free for the 5:00 – 6:30
.             p.m. sets)

May
8-11      Guest Artist Residency – TBA
11           the 2017 Spring Concert of the UO Jazz Ensembles featuring guest
.              artist TBA,  @ the UO School of Music, Beall Concert Hall (7:00
.              p.m.)- Tickets: $10 general admission, $8 students & seniors
13           Jazz Recital Day (Hold)
18          UO Jazz Party (Jazz Combos) @ The Jazz Station – (5:00 – 6:30 &
.             7:30 – 10:00 p.m.) Guest Artist – TBA –
.             Tickets: $10 general admission, $7 members (free for the 5:00 – 6:30
.             p.m. sets)
28           Memorial Day Holiday
30, 1 (June)   OJE Arrangers Reading Sessions

June
8           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
9           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.)
11-15    Finals Week
11,12    Jazz Barrier Exams/Juries
13          Big Band Recording Session Set-Up/Rhythm Section Sound Check
14-15    UO Big Bands Recording Session rm. 184
16          SOMD Commencement
18          UO Commencement
18 –21   Combo/Big Band Mixing Sessions