Utah State University

Street 4015 Old Main Hill
City Logan
State UT
Postal 84322-4015
Country United States
Web http://music.usu.edu/ensembles/jazz/index.cfm
Category Collegiate Jazz Program
No jazzstudents 40
Tot students 400
Degrees bach BM Performance, Music Education, Guitar Pedagogy, BS Music Therapy, BA Music with Specializations in Jazz, Commercial Music, and more.
Degrees grad MM Performance, MM Piano Pedagogy
Faculty Jon Gudmundson (Director of Jazz Studies, saxophone), Max Matzen (trumpet), Todd Fallis (trombone), Greg Wheeler (saxophone), Larry Smith (arranging, piano), Kevin Olson (piano), Corey Christiansen (guitar), Mike Christiansen (guitar), Erik Hansen (bass), Jim Schaub (bass), Jason Nicholson (drums).
Alumns Corey Christiansen, Lynn Skinner, Melanie Shore,
Jazzbands Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble (big bands), numerous jazz combos, including scholarship group the Caine Jazz Combo.
Description A dynamic jazz program with excellent teachers on the faculty, we are excited to roll out our new Bachelor of Arts in Music degree, with specializations in Jazz, Commercial Music, Music Business, Production, Instrumental Performance, Vocal Performance, Musical Theatre and Arranging/Composition. The music program at Utah State University, administered by the Caine College of the Arts, has 27 full-time and 35 part-time faculty members serving more than 400 music majors. Located in the Chase Fine Arts Center Complex, departmental facilities include teaching/rehearsal space; faculty offices; the 2,000-seat Kent Concert Hall; and, the award-winning 400-seat Manon Caine Russell/Kathryn Caine Wanlass Performance Hall dedicated in January of 2006. The Department is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music. Additional information is available at http://music.usu.edu.
Tuition outstate UT
Primary contact name Jon Gudmundson
Primary contact title Director of Jazz Studies
Primary contact phone 435 797-3003
Primary contact fax 435 797-1862
Primary contact email jon.gudmundson@usu.edu
Admissions contact name Cary Youmans
Admissions contact phone 435 797-3015
Admissions contact email cary.youmans@usu.edu
Jazz contact name Jon Gudmundson
Jazz contact title Director of Jazz Studies
Jazz contact phone 435 797-3003
Jazz contact email jon.gudmundson@usu.edu
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