Jazz Ensembles

Jazz Ensemble I

  • Director of Jazz Studies, Craig Treinen, leads Jazz Ensemble I, a group well-known for its musicianship. Jazz Ensemble I has won the praise of adjudicators and audiences alike in prestigious jazz festivals throughout the region. Membership is by audition.

Jazz Ensemble II

  • Jazz Ensemble II is under the direction of Craig Treinen, Director of Percussion Studies. It performs on-campus concerts each semester. Auditions are held each fall for membership.

Jazz Combos

  • Several Jazz Combos are active during the year, including the prestigious Payless ShoeSource Jazz Combo, whose members audition for this top scholarship group.

Vocal Jazz Ensemble

  • Directed by Tom Morgan, this ensemble performs arrangements of great jazz standards in styles ranging from the Hi-Lows to Take 6. Auditions are open to both music majors and non-music majors and are held each fall semester.

For additional information contact Craig Treinen at craig.treinen@washburn.edu

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