Mason Jazz Student for a Day
Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a Jazz major at George Mason University? Join us for our Mason Jazz Student for a Day and experience it for yourself! This event is open to middle school, high school and college students (and parents) who are interested in pursuing a music major or minor, specializing in Jazz and Contemporary music.
Get the “inside scoop” on auditions, classes, scholarships, admissions, ensembles and more! Meet current students, check out facilities and get to know our faculty.
Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021 – 9:00am – 5pm
Coordinator: John Kocur firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: George Mason University, Fairfax Campus, De Laski Performing Arts Building. 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030.
Parking: $9 weekend parking in the Mason Pond Parking Deck.
Fee: No fee to attend and participate.
FACULTY & PRESENTERS
- Graham Breedlove – Trumpet
- Jim Carroll – Mason Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Improvisation, Topics in Jazz
- Glenn Dewey – Bass
- Aaron Eckert – Trombone
- John Kocur – Jazz Studies, Jazz Workshop, Jazz & Blues in America, Advanced Jazz Improvisation, Saxophone
- Dr. Kevin McDonald – Percussion and Drum Set
- Victor Provost – Steel Pan, Steel Pan Ensemble, Jazz Improvisation I & II
- Dr. Darden Purcell – Director of Jazz Studies, Jazz Voice, Mason Jazz Vocal Ensemble, Jazz & Blues in America, Jazz Pedagogy
- Dr. Shawn Purcell – Guitar, Jazz Arranging