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美国音乐学院留学申请之印第安纳大学Jacobs School of Music-爵士乐系

Jazz

印第安纳大学Jacobs School of Music-爵士乐系

爵士系旨在于为学生们提供专业的指导,使他们在爵士领域能成为有领导作用的职业人士,为他们成为全面、富有创造力的爵士音乐家给予最大的支持和最宝贵的经验。

这里有丰富的表演机会,还将为学生准备传统、历史和文化课程,在这样一个教师、学生和艺术家自由交流环境中,有利于每一个人探索新风格。

#一起欣赏爵士乐系的精彩演绎:

开设学位有:

本科:

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies (B.M.)

Bachelor of Science in Music and an Outside Field (Jazz Studies Emphasis) (B.S.O.F.)

研究生:

Master of Music in Jazz Studies

博士:

Doctor of Music

专业方向:

Trumpet

Trombone

Saxophone

Piano

Guitar

Bass

Percussion

Voice

课程设置:

Pedagogy of Jazz

Jazz Senior Recital

History of Jazz

Fundamentals of Jazz Theory

等其他课程

现任爵士教师有:

Tom Walsh

Tom Walsh

本科、研究生、博士均毕业于印第安纳大学,师从Eugene Rousseau和David Baker。

现为学院爵士乐系主任、教授。

他在中国、巴西、日本、德国、奥地利、意大利、克罗地亚、斯洛文尼亚、阿塞拜疆、哥斯达黎加以及美国各地举办音乐会和workshop。

Luke Gillespie

Luke Gillespie

爵士乐系教授。

作为一名爵士乐和古典钢琴音乐的活跃者,他已获得过多种奖项,包括1993年的Indianapolis Star的最佳表演、1990年Copland Piano Concerto Competition以及1994年Indianapolis Jazz Festival Competition。

他曾与Arts Center Jazz Collective、、David Baker、Bruce Bransby等知名乐团或者个人等合作演出。

等其他教师

面试:

TrumpetTromboneBass

本科:

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies (B.M.)

Bachelor of Science in Music and an Outside Field (Jazz Studies Emphasis) (B.S.O.F.)

Jazz repertoire: Play the melody and improvise on two tunes from memory: one tune selected from the list below, and one additional tune that is not a blues, “rhythm changes” tune, or ballad.

Required audition repertoire (select one):

All Things You Are

Joy Spring

There Will Never Be Another You

Groovin’ High

Half Nelson

On Green Dolphin Street

Stella by Starlight

Have You Met Miss Jones?

What Is This Thing Called Love?

Confirmation

Students should prepare major scales (and their modes), whole tone, diminished and ascending melodic minor scales (and their modes).

Auditionees may be asked to sight-read chord changes and typical jazz ensemble parts.

研究生:

Master of Music in Jazz Studies

Prepare major scales (and their modes), whole tone, diminished and ascending melodic minor scales (and their modes).

Play the melody and improvise from memory on the chord changes of one tune from each of the following three lists.

Bebop tunes: Groovin’ High, Half Nelson, Confirmation, Donna Lee, Joy Spring, Stablemates.

Standard tunes: All The Things You Are, Stella By Starlight, What Is  This Thing Called Love?, Star Eyes, Alone Together, There Will Never Be Another You, Have You Met Miss Jones?, On Green Dolphin Street

Post-bop tunes: Giant Steps, Moment’s Notice, Bolivia, Inner Urge, Dolphin Dance, Moontrane.

Auditionees may be asked to sight-read chord changes and typical jazz ensembles parts.

Saxphone

本科:

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies
Bachelor of Science in Music and an Outside Field (Jazz Studies Emphasis)

Classical repertoire: Two contrasting movements (lyrical and technical) from standard works (such as Creston, Glazounov, Heiden, Ibert, Maurice, etc.). An etude may be substituted for one of the movements.

Jazz repertoire: Play the melody and improvise on three tunes from memory: a blues, a tune selected from the list below, and one additional tune that is not a blues, “rhythm changes” tune, or ballad.

Required audition repertoire (select one):

All Things You Are

Joy Spring

Groovin’ High

Confirmation

Half Nelson

On Green Dolphin Street

Stella by Starlight

Have You Met Miss Jones?

What Is This Thing Called Love?

There Will Never Be Another You

Scales full range: major scales (and their modes), whole tone, diminished, and ascending melodic minor scales (and their modes).  For the screening recording, include only the following full-range scales on Bb, B, C, and C#: major, harmonic minor, diminished (WH), and diminished-whole tone. Play C major and harmonic minor entirely staccato: play the others slurred.

Note: If invited to audition in person, auditionees will play two audition events, one for the saxophone faculty (all material–classical and jazz) and one for members of the Jazz Studies faculty (jazz material only).

Auditionees may be asked to sight-read chord changes and typical jazz ensemble parts.

研究生:

Master of Music in Jazz Studies

Major scales (and their modes), whole tone, diminished, and ascending melodic minor scales (and their modes).  For the screening recording, include only four of each scale type (your choice).

Play the melody and improvise from memory on the chord changes of one tune from each of the following three lists.

Bebop tunes: Groovin’ High, Half Nelson, Confirmation, Donna Lee, Joy Spring, Stablemates.

Standard tunes: All The Things You Are, Stella By Starlight, What Is  This Thing Called Love?, Star Eyes, Alone Together, There Will Never Be Another You, Have You Met Miss Jones?, On Green Dolphin Street

Post-bop tunes: Giant Steps, Moment’s Notice, Bolivia, Inner Urge, Dolphin Dance, Moontrane.

Auditionees may be asked to sight-read chord changes and typical jazz ensembles parts.

Note: If invited to audition in person, auditionees will play two audition events, one for the saxophone faculty and one for members of the Jazz Studies faculty.

Piano

本科:

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies
Bachelor of Science in Music and an Outside Field (Jazz Studies Emphasis)

From memory be prepared to play: 1) melody with chord changes, 2) comp chord changes, and 3) solo in the right hand with chord changes in the left hand on two tunes: one tune selected from the list below, and one additional tune that is not a blues, “rhythm changes” tune, or ballad.

Required audition repertoire (select one):

All Things You Are

Joy Spring

There Will Never Be Another You

Groovin’ High

Half Nelson

On Green Dolphin Street

Stella by Starlight

Have You Met Miss Jones?

What Is This Thing Called Love?

Confirmation

Students should prepare major scales (and their modes), whole tone, diminished and ascending melodic minor scales (and their modes).

Auditionees may be asked to sight-read chord changes and typical jazz ensemble parts.

Pianists auditioning for the BM or BSOF in Jazz Studies will also play classical repertoire in their audition for the jazz faculty and should be prepared to perform the following:

Three contrasting classical pieces to be played from memory, including:

a) a Prelude & Fugue from Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier (either book 1 or Book 2)

b) a first movement of a classical sonata from Haydn, Mozart or Beethoven (excluding  Beethoven’s Op.2/1, Op 49/1, and Op. 79)

c) a short work from the nineteenth or twentieth century.

研究生:

Master of Music in Jazz Studies

Prepare major scales (and their modes), whole tone, diminished and ascending melodic minor scales (and their modes).

Play the melody and improvise from memory on the chord changes of one tune from each of the following three lists.

Bebop tunes: Groovin’ High, Half Nelson, Confirmation, Donna Lee, Joy Spring, Stablemates.

Standard tunes: All The Things You Are, Stella By Starlight, What Is  This Thing Called Love?, Star Eyes, Alone Together, There Will Never Be Another You, Have You Met Miss Jones?, On Green Dolphin Street

Post-bop tunes: Giant Steps, Moment’s Notice, Bolivia, Inner Urge, Dolphin Dance, Moontrane.

Auditionees may be asked to sight-read chord changes and typical jazz ensembles parts.


Guitar

本科:

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies
Bachelor of Science in Music and an Outside Field (Jazz Studies Emphasis)

Perform from memory 1) the melody, 2) comp chord changes, 3) improvise on two tunes:  one tune selected from the list below, and one additional tune that is not a blues, “rhythm changes” tune, or ballad.

Required audition repertoire (select one):

All Things You Are

Joy Spring

There Will Never Be Another You

Groovin’ High

Half Nelson

On Green Dolphin Street

Stella by Starlight

Have You Met Miss Jones?

What Is This Thing Called Love?

Confirmation

Perform one solo jazz guitar piece (chord melody). This can be an original arrangement of a jazz standard or a transcription.

If invited to audition in person, in addition to the above repertoire, guitarists should:

Prepare major scales (and their modes), whole tone, diminished, harmonic minor and ascending melodic minor scales (and their respective modes). All of these scales should be played in two positions on the fingerboard.

Be prepared to demonstrate their chord voicing knowledge and comp in various styles including: four-to-the-bar (sometimes referred to as Freddie Green comping), bebop comping and Latin styles such as Bossa Nova and Samba.

Be prepared to sight-read single note lines and chord progressions.

研究生:

Master of Music in Jazz Studies

Perform from memory 1) the melody, 2) comp chord changes, 3) improvise on one tune from each of the following three lists:

Bebop tunes: Groovin’ High, Half Nelson, Confirmation, Donna Lee, Joy Spring, Stablemates.

Standard tunes: All The Things You Are, Stella By Starlight, What Is  This Thing Called Love?, Star Eyes, Alone Together, There Will Never Be Another You, Have You Met Miss Jones?, On Green Dolphin Street

Post-bop tunes: Giant Steps, Moment’s Notice, Bolivia, Inner Urge, Dolphin Dance, Moontrane.

Perform one solo jazz guitar piece (chord melody). This can be an original arrangement of a jazz standard or a transcription.

If invited to audition in person, in addition to the above repertoire, guitarists should:

Prepare major scales (and their modes), whole tone, diminished, harmonic minor and ascending melodic minor scales (and their respective modes). All of these scales should be played in two positions on the fingerboard.

Be prepared to demonstrate their chord voicing knowledge and comp in various styles including: four-to-the-bar (sometimes referred to as Freddie Green comping), bebop comping and Latin styles such as Bossa Nova and Samba.

Be prepared to sight-read single note lines and chord progressions.

Percussion

本科:

Bachelor of Music with a concentration in Jazz Studies

Snare Drum: One solo or etude from Delecluse, Albright, Cirone, Peters, Goldenberg, or equivalent.

Drum Set: A prepared drum set piece: A big band chart, transcription or published solo. Demonstration of time and soloing in the following styles: medium swing, up-tempo swing, rock, bossa nova, and samba (play-along tracks are preferred).

Jazz Vibes: A jazz standard, transcription, or solo work (2 or 4 mallets)

World Percussion: Demonstrate basic skills and techniques on the world percussion instrument of your choice (conga drum, timbales, djembe, dumbek, etc.) with an emphasis on good time and feel.  Knowledge of the appropriate musical context is expected.   Suggested material: Afro-Cuban rhythms presented in “Introduction to the Conga Drum” DVD (Spiro/SherMusic – http://www.shermusic.com/new/242169.shtml), Part III.

研究生:

Master of Music (M.M.) in Jazz Studies

An advanced level snare drum etude/solo of your choice.

An advanced-level jazz vibraphone solo (jazz standard, transcription, or solo work), 4 mallets preferred.

Drum Set*

A prepared piece: A big band chart (with play-along track), transcription or published solo. Demonstration of time and soloing in the following styles: medium swing, up-tempo swing, rock, bossa nova, and samba (play-along tracks are preferred).

World Percussion**

If the applicant has any experience with World Percussion (Afro-Cuban hand-drumming, Steel Pan, Brazilian, etc.) a short performance is encouraged.

*For those graduate students seeking Associate Instructor assistantships, a drum set solo (and experience in drum set instruction) is mandatory.

**Those candidates seeking an Associate Instructor position in the area of World Percussion should include a performance on the World Percussion instrument of their choice.


Voice

本科:

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies

Bachelor of Science in Music and an Outside Field (Jazz Studies Emphasis)

The screening recording must include the following:

Two Jazz standards of contrasting tempo and style.

One of your choices should come from the Great American Songbook (Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Hoagy Carmichael, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, Richard Rodgers, etc.)

One of your choices should include vocal improvisation (scat singing)

Live Audition: Select repertoire that you did not perform on your screening recording

You may perform with or without microphone:

A piece of your choice in 12-bar blues form (such as Billie’s Bounce, Centerpiece or Straight, No Chaser) with two or three improvised choruses

A jazz standard of your choice (such as Autumn Leaves, All the Things You Are, Oleo) with improvised choruses

A selection of your choice with a contrasting tempo and alternate style (funk, samba, bossa, pop, etc.)

Jazz sight reading

研究生:

Master of Music in Jazz Studies

The screening recording must include the following:

Two Jazz standards of contrasting tempo and style.

One of your choices should come from the Great American Songbook (Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Hoagy Carmichael, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, Richard Rodgers, etc.)

One of your choices should include vocal improvisation (scat singing)

The prospective student must:

1. Present a minimum of six pieces of jazz repertoire (of your choice):

blues

ballad

swing tune

bop tune

Latin tune (preferably in Portuguese)

scat solo transcription

one additional tune of your choice, which could be an original composition

Your audition pieces should represent standard forms (AABA, etc.), as well as standard jazz compositions. You will be asked to scat sing on your choice of these pieces.

2. Play piano on one or more of your selections.

3. If you have a “gig” book, please bring it to the audition.

4. Present a jazz repertoire list. This may be the index for your “gig” book.  You may also include a classical repertoire list if you wish.

5. Demonstrate a minimum of one-and-one-half octave range including successful negotiation of the passaggio.

  申请截止日期及语言要求:

申请截止日期:12月1日

英语成绩:

本和和研究生:托福成绩84

博士:托福成绩100

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