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2019 Longhorn Jazz Festival Features Joe Lovano

The 2019 Longhorn Jazz Festival, to be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019, will feature saxophonist Joe Lovano with the UT Jazz Orchestra. The concert is co-sponsored by Texas Performing Arts and the Butler School of Music. On September 15,

Longhorn Jazz Festival 2018 with Conrad Herwig

We had a great weekend of activities and concerts for Longhorn Jazz Festival. All of the high school jazz band competitors were phenomenal and the great Conrad Herwig held a wonderful masterclass filled with inspiring stories, advice, and perspective about

Longhorn Jazz Festival!

We’re excited to host the Longhorn Jazz Festival this weekend! In addition to the great high school jazz band competition, this year’s program features a special concert with the University of Texas Jazz Orchestra in collaboration with internationally acclaimed guest

Welcome Auditioners!

We’re excited to welcome our talented auditioning guests this Saturday, January 27th. Looking forward to meeting everyone and making music together! Here are some helpful links with audition information: Undergraduate: https://music.utexas.edu/…/undergra…/undergraduate-auditions Graduate: https://music.utexas.edu/…/graduate-admi…/graduate-auditions  

Masterclass with jazz saxophonist, Dr. Bruce Eskovitz – 2/12/2018

Monday, February 12th @ 11am MRH 6.248 Free of charge and open to the public. “Dr. Bruce Eskovitz is in demand as a jazz artist on the L.A. jazz club scene where he appears regularly at Catalina Bar and Grill,

Waiting List For High School Jazz Bands For 2018 Longhorn Jazz Festival

As of Jan. 8, 2018, all high school performance slots for the Longhorn Jazz Festival are taken. We are establishing a waiting list for bands that would like to attend. If you would like to be on the waiting list,

AIME Performs New Music at The Blanton Museum of Art

The Downbeat award-winning AIME, led by Dr. John Mills, gave a rousing performance to a packed gallery at the Blanton Museum of Art on November 28.  The performance, part of the Midday Music Series, featured all new compositions by members

Trombonist / Composer John Fedchock Visits UT 11/9/2017!

Mark your calendars for our upcoming clinic with master trombonist and composer, John Fedchock! This rare opportunity is open to the public and will take place at the Butler School of Music. Thursday 11/9/2017 @ 3pm   MRH 6.248 “This appearance

Registration Now Open For 2018 Longhorn Jazz Festival-Saturday, April 14-Conrad Herwig with UT Jazz Orchestra

Registration is now open for the 2018 Longhorn Jazz Festival, to be held on Saturday, April 14. During the day on Saturday, April 914 high school jazz ensembles will have the opportunity to perform as part of the festival. See

Jazz Orchestra and AIME to Europe!

The UT Jazz Orchestra and AIME had a successful ten-day tour of Europe this summer, performing at the Montreux Jazz Festival on July 2 and 3, at Luxembourg Gardens in Paris on July 6, and at the North Sea Jazz