Jazz and Popular Music Combos

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Jazz and Popular Music Combos directed by Joan Griffith, are open to all who wish to concentrate on improvisation and original music. The combos present two concerts each year and record at a professional studio spring semester. 


No auditions are required for Jazz and Popular Music Combos, but please attend the first class. 2013 Auditions Schedule


Registration for ensembles is taken care of by the directors of the ensembles during the first week of classes. Be aware there is some lag time between when students turn in registration information to the director and when the class appears on records. 

Course Credits

  • 1 credit per semester, but only after two consecutive semesters of enrollment.
  • Study abroad does not count as an interruption.
  • Credits for ensembles do not count towards the College's 18-credit limit.
  • Ensemble credits count towards the Fine Arts requirement, but only if the student has registered for four semesters of the same ensemble.

    Rehearsal Schedule

    7:00–9:00 PM
    Crawford Hall, M116 


    The combos present two concerts each year and have the opportunity to record at a professional recording studio at the end of the spring semester.


    Joan Griffith, Director