Placement recording information for Giant Steps Jazz Online

Have you had some experience with jazz improvisation?

Click here to download instructions on creating placement auditions for experienced students.

DEADLINE for SPRING online-programs: January 25th, 2021

Wait! What if I have no experience with jazz improvisation?

No wirries! Click here to download instructions on creating placement evaluations if you’ve never improvised before..

DEADLINE for SPRING online-programs: January 25th, 2021

Watch this video to see how easy it is to create and submit your placement audition recording.

Music Theory placement evaluation information

  • All students registered for Giant Steps Jazz Online are required to submit a music theory for best placement results into classes. If you’ve recently attended Jazz Camp Online, you do NOT need to re-submit a theory evaluation.
  • Click here to take the theory evaluation online!
    The theory placement evaluation will cover the following topics:
  • Note and rhythm identification
  • Major scales and key signatures
  • Intervals
  • Triads
  • Seventh chords
  • Modal and non-major scales
  • Chord function and progressions

DEADLINE for SPRING online-programs: January 25th, 2021

Questions? Please don’t hesitate to contact Camp Director, Steven Lugerner, at x309 or by e-mail at slugerner@stanfordjazz.org.