Early Music, World Music, and Jazz Ensembles

The University of Chicago is home to world renowned scholars in ethnomusicology, and to complement the academic and research activities of the faculty, the Department of Music offers Early, Middle East, and South Asian Music Ensembles and a Jazz X-tet and Jazz Combo, all led by experts in their fields. Membership in the Early and World Music Ensembles are open to all students, regardless of experience in or knowledge of the genre, but some previous music experience is recommended and the ability to read music is required. Membership in the Jazz ensembles is by competitive audition.