The program offers all students the opportunity to participate in small ensembles, which specialize in different styles. A wide musical spectrum is offered, from straight-ahead, bebop, modern, free jazz, to Latin, fusion and soul.
In these ensembles, students learn, among other things, proficiency in using sheet music, how to develop an individual sound on their respective instrument, how to improvise in a specific style and, above all, how to interact within an ensemble. In addition to standard works, own compositions for the ensemble work are composed and arranged.
The ensembles perform regular concerts in order to achieve the highest level of performance practice during the course of studies. The concerts take place in the small concert hall at Gasteig or in the jazz club »Unterfahrt«. (go to events)