Under the direction of Chris Parks, the Big Band is a standard big band ensemble that performs a wide range of music including the music of Charles Mingus, Gil Evans, Monk, Ellington, Horace Silver, and music in the Latin and funk styles. Membership is by audition only. The band consists of members from most colleges in the University. The Big Band is the flagship jazz ensemble of the university. In addition to the director, the ensemble is coached by various local performing artists.
Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:30-10:00 pm
Course Number: CFA MU 194
Register for this section to receive credit for the ensemble. You must also register for the zero credit course.
Course Number: CFA MU 094
Everyone must register for this section whether you are taking the class for credit or not.