Develop and improve your knowledge and skills

The minor in jazz studies is designed for students from any Syracuse University degree program, including music majors, who want to develop and improve their knowledge and skills in instrumental or vocal jazz.

Take advantage of Setnor's jazz offerings Take advantage of Setnor's jazz offerings

This 18-credit program draws from the entire array of the jazz offerings in the Setnor School of Music including jazz performing ensembles, jazz history, jazz arranging and theory, jazz applied lessons, and jazz education.

Admission Requirements

  • Meet with Setnor School of Music advisor prior to beginning the program
  • 3.0 GPA in at least one jazz performing ensemble
  • Positive recommendation from the director of jazz studies

Curricular Requirements

Full requirements for the jazz studies minor.


John Coggiola
Associate Professor and Director of Jazz Studies