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3.06 Teaching Fellowships and Assistantships

Teaching fellowships and assistantships are awarded to qualified graduate students in Lab Bands and other areas within the Division of Jazz Studies. The application is the same form for entrance/acceptance into the College of Music.

Criteria for selection of Teaching Fellows in Jazz Studies:
1. Outstanding musicianship
Must play in an upper level Lab Band or other lab with equal stature. Must demonstrate a high level of skill in jazz improvisation.
2. Communication skills: Ability to give and receive direction at the university level.
3. Conducting College Jazz Ensembles (MUJS 5470), or equivalent experience.
Exceptions must be approved by the Chair of Jazz Studies.

TA and TF Assignments
arranging
bass applied lessons
guitar
improvisation
jazz aural fundamentals
jazz keyboard fundamentals
jazz lab band
jazz recordings
Jazz Singers II
Jazz Singers III
saxophone
U-Tubes
Zebras