UWM’s Jazz Ensembles provide a great opportunity to explore and connect with students, musicians, and the community. In addition to several performance opportunities on and off-campus, students participate in outreach events with middle and high school jazz performers through youth programs and jazz festivals.
In addition, the jazz area sponsors a Youth Jazz Ensemble (UJAY) comprised of the Greater Milwaukee Area’s finest high school jazz musicians.
Please fill out the ensemble interest form below to join any of our music ensembles, or if you have any questions.
UWM’s Jazz Ensemble is a unique and collaborative affiliation with the local urban jazz community. This ensemble is made up of undergraduate and graduate music majors, as well as non-Music students who possess significant artistry.
The UWM Afro-Caribbean Jazz Orchestra was formed in the Fall of 2021 to focus on Afro–Caribbean jazz influenced music.
The group features a Latin percussion section, horns and vocalists. This group performs music of composers such as Tito Puente, Ray Barretto, Sonoro Poncena and Evan Linns and more.
Music studios are connected to a variety of academic programs, including majors, minors, certificates and graduate programs. This is a full list of programs offered by the Department of Music.
Which faculty you have within this program is dependent upon your chosen courses or interests. For a list of all Music faculty and staff please follow the link below.
For Music BA, BFA and Masters programs in Spring and Fall 2024.
• December 1, 2023
• February 9, 2024
• February 19, 2024
• March 8, 2024
• April 5, 2024