Placement recording information

Have a couple years of experience with jazz improvisation?

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

Deadline for SPRING online programs: January 25, 2021

Deadline for SUMMER online programs: June 21, 2021; late submissions accepted on a case-by case basis.

Don’t have much experience with improvisation yet?

Click here to download easy-to-follow instructions for first-time placement auditions.

Wait! I have no experience with improvisation at all!

No worries! Click here to download easy-to-follow instructions for first-time improviser placement recordings.

Deadline for SPRING online programs: January 25, 2021

Deadline for SUMMER online programs: June 21, 2021; late submissions accepted on a case-by case basis.

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

Music Theory placement evaluation information

  • Students registered for Jazz Camp Online are required to submit a music theory for best placement results into classes.
  • 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 25, 2021

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