The Jazz Studies area at Ithaca College features four large instrumental jazz ensembles (big bands).

The groups perform at least one concert per semester and also perform elsewhere on campus and in the community. All Ithaca College students regardless of major are permitted to audition for the jazz ensembles.

For audition repertoire and information on how to sign up to audition, please visit:

Click below to hear to the IC Jazz Ensemble perform director Mike Titlebaum's "Too Many Things" from a recent recording session:

  • Too Many Things by Mike Titlebaum, performed by the Ithaca College Jazz Ensemble

On March 5th, 2012, Tthe IC Jazz Ensemble performed a complete "head chart" concert where all the pieces were learned by ear and memorized. The complete performance was web streamed live, and can also be viewed in its entirely at the School of Music's On Demand page:


Questions about the jazz program at Ithaca College? Please see the Frequently Asked Questions page.