Jazz in the Amphitheater

May 1, 2019 - 12:00pm

The University of Virginia McIntire Department of Music presents Jazz in the Amphitheatre, featuring the UVA Jazz Combos, on Wednesday, May 1 at 12 noon in the Amphitheater.

The Jazz Small Groups are taught by distinguished jazz performance faculty members Pete Spaar, Jeff Decker 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.

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

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

For more information please call the McIntire Department of Music at 434.924.3052.

All events are subject to change. (Rain cancels this event) 


Mike's  Ensemble

Tina HashemiVocal
Evan DenisonTrumpet
Christian Reiwerts Alto Sax
Arthur HeClarinet
Ladson EllisGuitar
Jonathon DanisPiano
Tianyu ZhangBass
Peter WellmanDrums


Jeff's Ensemble    

Colleen CallahanVocal
Gabe IslambouliTrumpet
Jesse AmossTrombone
Thomas KehoePiano
Tianyu ZhangBass
Zachary CummingsDrums


Pete's Ensemble I

Joy CollinsVocal
Cameron Fard  Alto Sax
Anna WolzTrombone
Dylan CooperPiano
Ethan Blaser  Bass
Rami StuckyDrums


Pete's Ensemble II 

Tallulah Tepper Vocal
Christian CookTrumpet 
Krit Chanwong Alto Sax
Matthew FloresPiano
Grady TollisonBass
Daniel KiracofeDrums


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

Email: music@virginia.edu