Jazz Studies

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Jazz Studies at Marshall University provides the theoretical background and performance experiences necessary for the graduate to succeed as a jazz musician in the rigors of today’s music profession.

Classes in Jazz Studies

Thirteen classes are offered in Jazz Studies, including:

Jazz Improvisation I-IV
Jazz Theory
Jazz Arranging
Jazz History
Studio Lessons
Jazz Ensembles
Jazz Combos/Small Group/Rock Band
Jazz Literature
Jazz Pedagogy
Jazz Styles
Jazz Class Piano

Curriculum & Four Year Plan (PDF)

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Marshall University
School of Music
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755

Email: music@marshall.edu

Telephone: 304-696-3117

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