One of the most exciting and innovative jazz programs in the country, Juilliard Jazz Studies combines education in the history and traditions of the music with unparalleled professional performance opportunities designed to integrate students into a thriving jazz environment.

As a jazz student at Juilliard, you will work closely with our dedicated faculty members and enjoy numerous performance opportunities as a member of the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra and smaller ensembles. In addition to performances at Juilliard and Alice Tully Hall, the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra and Juilliard Jazz Ensembles regularly perform at prominent venues and festivals such as Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, the Blue Note, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Students can also gain valuable interactive performance experience by participating in one of Juilliard’s educational or community outreach programs.

We offer majors in Bass, Drums, Guitar, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, and Trumpet in the following degree programs:

Jazz Contact Information

Wynton Marsalis, Director
Aaron Flagg, Chair and Associate Director
(212) 799-5000, ext. 7380

Jazz Videos

Listen to the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra on YouTube.