UVic Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Vocal Jazz Ensemble

The Vocal Jazz Ensemble directed by Wendell Clanton

  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students from all faculties and departments.
  • An audition is required (see our audition schedule). Specific audition excerpts are required. Interested persons should contact the director for details.
  • Performs one concert per semester in the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall.
  • Details about recent performances can be found on the School of Music audio archive.


  • Mondays, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (Jazz Chorale) and Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (UVJAZ 16 voice group), Rms. B016, B037 and B125 (Phillip T. Young Recital Hall), MacLaurin Building

Course code:  

  • MUS 180H - 480H A01 Vocal Jazz


The UVic Vocal Jazz Ensemble has established a reputation for artistic excellence, stylistic flexibility, and performances of original and inspiring arrangements. In addition to highly successful performances at the Vocal Summit (2012) and the Frank Demiero Jazz Fest (2016), the ensemble is well known for its fun-filled, audience engaging concerts.

Check out the Vocal Jazz blog for more details.