William Paterson University

  • Street
    Shea Performing Arts Center, 300 Pompton Rd
  • City
    Wayne
  • Postal
    07470
  • State
    NJ
  • Country
    United States
  • Contact Name
    Office of Music Admissions
  • Contact Phone
    (973) 720-3466
  • Contact Email

The William Paterson University Jazz Studies Program is one of the few in the country with an emphasis on small-group playing, improvisation and a commitment to the jazz tradition. The artist/teacher faculty is made up of world class New York area professionals. The Program is a true jazz environment in which students learn firsthand about the jazz world and the requirements for becoming a successful professional musician. Jazz majors come to William Paterson from all parts of the United States and all corners of the world.