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Vocal Jazz

Pacific Standard Time

Pacific Standard Time is a highly select 8-12 member ensemble, requiring refined musicianship and improvisation skills. The group performs a wide variety of vocal music in the jazz genre. Pacific Standard Time has appeared at both the American Choral Director's Western Division Convention and the California Music Educators Association Convention. The ensemble tours and records yearly. The ensemble is directed by Christine Guter.


Jazz And Tonic

Jazz And Tonic is a select 13 member vocal jazz ensemble. This group focuses on jazz harmony and style, as well as improvisation. Jazz and Tonic performs at concerts and jazz festivals annually. The group is directed by Ian Brekke.


Vocal Jazz Wins 2010 Downbeat Magazine Student Music Awards

The Jazz Studies Program at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at CSULB is proud to congratulate our 2010 Downbeat Magazine Student Music Award winners:

Pacific Standard Time performing on stage.

Pacific Standard Time
Vocal Jazz Group
directed by Christine Helferich Guter
Graduate College Outstanding Performance

Portrait of Katheren Geisick holding a microphone and singing.

Katheren Geisick
Vocal Jazz Soloist
Undergraduate College Outstanding Performance

Portrait of Ann Pedersen black-and-white.

Ann Pedersen
Vocal Jazz Soloist
Graduate College Winner

Portrait of Alex Stephens sitting on brick stairs.

Alex Stephens
Jazz Arrangement
Undergraduate College Winner

Portrait of Andrea Calderwood in a red dress on a chair looking away.

Andrea Calderwood
Jazz Arrangement
Graduate College Winner

 

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