Announcing NEW Jazz Voice Degrees at UNC

Beginning Fall 2015, The University of Northern Colorado School of Music will offer Undergraduate and Graduate degrees in Jazz Studies with a concentration in voice!  

Vocal students who have an interest in studying jazz at the undergraduate or graduate level should now know that UNC, home of one of the top collegiate jazz studies programs in the world for decades, is now available to them as a great option. 


UNC Vocal Jazz Faculty:

Julia Dollison - Applied Jazz Voice Instructor, Vocal Jazz Solo Workshop Coach

Kerry Marsh - Director of Vocal Jazz Ensembles and Instructor of Jazz Arranging, Music Business, Jazz Methods and Materials, and Class Jazz Piano

Amy Murphy - Managing Producer of the UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival, Director of beginning and intermediate vocal jazz ensembles, Co-Director of the UNC Jazz Camp


About the Program:

The UNC Jazz Studies program features four vocal jazz ensembles directed by Kerry Marsh and Amy Murphy. Vocal Jazz majors will study applied jazz voice with Julia Dollison, focusing on idiomatic jazz technique, style, improvisation, solo repertoire and arranging.

UNC Jazz Studies has a long history and a reputation for excellence, having earned well over 100 DownBeat Magazine Student Music Awards, with UNC jazz graduates currently performing, writing and teaching prominently and successfully worldwide. Most recently, UNC Jazz Lab Band 1, under the direction of Dana Landry, has won four DownBeat SMAs in the past five years!  The program currently boasts approximately 40 undergraduate and 20 graduate instrumental jazz studies majors with which our new jazz voice majors will collaborate and share inspiring learning experiences.

Sign up for an evaluation/audition prep session with Julia on her lessons page scheduler today!