Jazz Small Groups - Fall 2023

UVA Student Jazz groups directed by Pete Spaar, Calvin Brown and Mike Rosensky
November 12, 2023 - 7:00pm
Old Cabell Hall

Jazz Small Groups on stage in Old Cabell HallCome hear the wonderful student musicians in the UVA Jazz program at their fall Jazz Chamber concert on Sunday, November 12th at 7pm in Old Cabell Hall.  This event is free and open to the public.

Directed by renowned UVA music faculty members Pete SpaarCalvin Brown and Mike Rosensky, the Jazz Small Groups range in size from quartets to octets and vary in skill-level from beginner-intermediate to advanced. Besides a formal concert at the end of each semester, the groups do several outreach performances in the Charlottesville community, and give a final end-of-year celebration concert, "Jazz in the Amphitheatre." 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.  

We will be hearing from four different jazz combos, coached by Mike Rosensky, Calvin Brown and Pete Spaar. 

Calvin Brown's Group (rehearses on Tuesday 5:30)
Cole Smith— Flute
Ami Falk— Trumpet
Bobby Downey—Alto Sax
Jack Peacock—Tenor Sax
Tyler Burkhardt—Guitar
Alexander Halpern—Piano
Ethan Blaser—Bass
Brett Ransegnola—Drums

Pete Spaar's Group (rehearses on Thursday 5:30)
Johnny Willey—Trumpet
Spencer Hoisington—Alto Sax
Andrew Wittman—Tenor Sax
Tucker Benton—Bari Sax
Ben Berry—Piano
Evan DiCosmo—Bass
Raghav Vasudeva—Drums

Pete Spaar's Group (rehearses Friday 12:30)
Anna Yankoski—Voice
Cole Konstance—Alto Sax
Ivey Mistele—Bari Sax
Miles Miskill—Guitar
Isabella Rodriguez—Piano
Dean Tennant—Piano
Isabel Xiao—Bass
Gary Park—Drums
Alex Shaefer—Drums

Mike Rosensky's  Group (rehearses Friday 2:00)
Mooge Guerrero—Trumpet
Cooper Carlson—Alto Sax
Henry Hamlin—Guitar
Calvin Pan—Piano
Isabel Xiao—Bass
Adrian Motas—Drums
Sydney Repak—Drums

Old Cabell Hall is located on the south end of UVA’s historic lawn, directly opposite the Rotunda. (map) Parking is available in the central grounds parking garage on Emmet Street, in the C1 parking lot off McCormick Rd, and in the parking lots at the UVA Corner.  Handicap parking is available in the small parking lot adjacent to Bryan Hall.

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

All events are subject to change. 

Contact the UVA Music Department at music@virginia.edu or 434.924.3052 for more information.

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

Email: music@virginia.edu