Who We Are

The Concordia University Jazz Ensemble is an auditioned group under the direction of Mark Kieme. The group is open to wind players currently enrolled in wind ensemble. Students playing rhythm section instruments such as piano, guitar, bass guitar, or drums are not required to co-register for another ensemble.

What We Perform

The Jazz Ensemble is currently a small combo class, focusing on the development of jazz improvisation skills. Our repertoire consists of a variety of jazz standards.

When We Meet

The Jazz Ensemble (MUS 188) meets in the Spring Semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m., and can be taken for either credit or audit.

Our Leadership

Mark Kieme [Mark.Kieme@cuaa.edu] - Director