In an effort to support and promote more female involvement in jazz, the Jazz Education Network (JEN) Women in Jazz Committee has re-established the Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Competition. Through this exemplary program, female college music majors will audition and be selected to perform in the SIJ quintet. Honored participants will work with renowned female jazz artists/teachers and perform at the 2019 JEN conference in Reno, Nevada, all expenses paid, thanks to the sponsorship of North Coast Brewing Co.
Sisters in Jazz alumnae include such renowned artists as Sara Caswell, Dawn Clement, Anat Cohen, Anne Drummond, Rosana Eckert, Tia Fuller, Linda May Han Oh, Tina Raymond, Chihiro Yamanaka, and many more.
All applicants must be:
All applicants must submit:
1.An application form
2. A recording of your best playing, not exceeding 30 minutes in length, including the following selections:
3. Two letters of recommendation
4. A resume or list of experience
5. A copy of college transcript or other proof of concurrent full-time enrollment in an accredited college, university, or conservatory (a minimum of 12 undergraduate or six graduate hours)