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Prepare for a career in jazz and commercial music. Study an instrument with a professor, engage in private study in jazz improvisation, perform in small jazz ensembles and gain experience playing in a large ensemble.
Our faculty are professional performers and recording artists dedicated to preserving and passing on this unique American art form. You'll have opportunities to study and perform both individually and in small groups.
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This major has been pretty eye-opening for me ... it exposes you to the vulnerability and desire to put your talent out into the world.
John R. Gloucester County, NJ
I’m in a couple of ensembles and have lessons three times a week. I think it’s nice to put all your effort into one thing.
Rafael A. Hunterdon County, NJ
We have classical and jazz here, which gives me a well-rounded experience. I was in a jazz band that introduced me to the world of jazz.
Emily F.B. Ocean County, NJ
Our program is pretty intimate, which allows me to be close with drum and composition jazz professors — people I didn’t expect to learn from as a trumpet player.
Luis O. Atlantic County, NJ