Prof. Rich DeRosa spent a week in Rome, Italy to teach at the St. Louis College of Music. His primary responsibility was to work with the student big band to prepare a concert. The attached photo shows the band at their sound check. During the week, he also taught a 2-hour lecture on improvisation and a 2-hour lecture on composition.
What sort of work do you do?
See the Vocal Jazz at UNT page for more information about Jazz Voice Studies at UNT.
NOTE: This page has been updated as of November 10, 2016. If you read information prior to that date, some minor information may have changed, so make sure to read everything carefully for the most up-to-date requirements and other information.
Steps to apply for admission into our program can be found here: http://music.unt.edu/admissions
Topics covered on this page:
UNT Jazz Studies: Audition Guidelines for Trumpet (Undergraduate)
Please note: The following guidelines describe the jazz audition. Undergraduates must also perform a classical audition; The live audition shall consist of three parts.
Part 1 - Prepared Jazz Etude: All applicants will demonstrate instrumental expertise and knowledge of jazz style by performing one prepared etude to be selected from the following: