Jazz in the Amphitheater 2022

May 4, 2022 - 12:00pm
UVA Amphitheater

The University of Virginia  Department of Music presents the UVA Jazz Small Groups for an afternoon of Jazz in the Amphitheater on Wednesday, May 4th from noon to 3pm.

The Jazz Small Groups are taught by distinguished jazz performance faculty members Pete Spaar and Mike Rosensky. The groups range in size from quartets to octets and vary in skill-level from intermediate to advanced.

Repertoire is chosen from a diverse range of jazz styles by such greats as Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Lee Morgan, Antonio Carlos Jobim, among many others, as well as original compositions by both faculty and students.


Tuesday 5:30 Group:
Kevin Kelley—Tenor Sax
Michael McNulty—Guitar
David Sun—Piano
Joe Kerrigan—Bass
Carl Hamilton—Drums

Thursday Group:
Tyler Burkhardt—Guitar
Benjamin Berry—Piano
Tucker Benton—Tenor Sax
Ethan Blaser—Bass
Brett Ransegnola—Drums

Friday 12:30 Group:
Alex White—Piano
Karolyn Yoon—Guitar
Krit Chanwong—Alto Sax
Rob Clawes—Bass
Kieran Humphreys—Drums

Friday 2:00 Group:
Ben Larsen—Guitar
Nick Rouck—Guitar
Dean Tennant—Piano
Ellis Nolan—Bass
Alex Schaefer—Drums


Bring a picnic or pick one up at the Corner, the West Range, or at one of the food trucks, and relax and enjoy an afternoon of Jazz in the Amphitheater.

Parking is available in at the Central Grounds Parking Garage, or in the lots off University Avenue at the University CornerHandicapped parking is available in the C1 parking lot or in designated spaces on McCormick Avenue.

All events are subject to change.  Rain cancels.

For more information please call the UVA Department of Music at 434.924.3052 or write music@virginia.edu.

To find out more about Jazz events at UVA visit music.virginia.edu/jazz-series.

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UVA Department of Music
112 Old Cabell Hall
P.O. Box 400176 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176

Email: music@virginia.edu