The Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies integrates a traditional
music core curriculum
and private classical applied lessons with jazz courses including
jazz improvisation, jazz arranging, small and large jazz ensembles,
master classes, recitals and private jazz performance instruction
with some of the region's best professional jazz performing artists.
A study of the Music
Industry sets the stage for future careers, and VCU's urban
campus offers opportunities for students to play in area club settings.