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Stanford Jazz Orchestra

Jazz Ensembles

The Stanford Jazz Orchestra is the university’s large jazz ensemble and performs a variety of contemporary and classic literature from the standard jazz repertoire.  The ensemble has performed at festivals at home and abroad and has featured various guest artists such as Jon Faddis, Louis Bellson, Bob Mintzer, Wycliffe Gordon, Ingrid Jensen, Jimmy Heath, and many others.  The ensemble will embark on a European tour in the summer of 2023, with trumpeter Wayne Bergeron performing at Jazz Festivals and other events in Italy, Switzerland, Slovenia, and Austria. The group rehearses every Monday and Wednesday from 4:00-6:00 PM and is open to all Stanford undergraduate and graduate students by audition.

Director: mgsjo55 [at] (Mike Galisatus).

Audition information will be updated early in September.