Welcome to the Jazz Studies Website
The Music Department of Valdosta State University offers a complete musical experience in the area of jazz studies. The curriculum is designed to prepare the student for a professional career in jazz performance, arranging/composition, and jazz education. Students at Valdosta State work closely with an esteemed faculty of gifted performers committed to quality instruction. The performance of jazz plays an essential part in the development of students at Valdosta State and all students have the opportunity to participate in jazz ensembles.
Current VSU Jazz student John Tyler ('15) and VSU Jazz alumni Justin Powell ('08), Dante Flowers ('07), Dan Williams ('07) and Brandon McCrae ('11) performed a concert on April 25, 2013 in Tifton, GA.