Applications now open for 2023-24!
Deadline to apply: July 30, 2023
The VSOSoM Big Band, led by acclaimed Composer, Educator & Trumpeter Daniel Hersog, is an auditioned ensemble for jazz student musicians age 14-21yrs. The Big Band explores jazz music in its many forms. Repertoire will be selected from early works to contemporary jazz-rock fusion and even elements of free jazz. Students will perform repertoire by a wide variety of composers, including works composed and specially arranged by the Director. The ensemble enjoys a diverse range of performance opportunities, guest coachings and masterclasses.
To apply to participate, simply click “Apply Now” and fill in the short online form. As part of the form, you will be asked to submit a short video that represents your playing, and you will then be contacted to confirm your placement.
If you have any questions about joining the VSOSoM Big Band, or any of the VSO School’s jazz ensembles, please contact our Jazz Programs Coordinator, Harmeet Virdee