Oxford University Jazz Orchestra
Manager: James McQueen
Do you audition?
Yes, but separately to the central OUMS process - more info will be added here soon.
What is the usual rehearsal schedule?
Wednesdays, 7-10pm, at the Music Faculty (Room LRA)
What's the MD like?
We have two (Hugh Bowman & Will Pagel), and they are both lovely and very talented!
When do you perform?
We perform several gigs a term - check our socials for an idea of our performing schedule
OUJO is Oxford’s premier student jazz ensemble and big band, showcasing a variety of exceptional swing, funk and modern big band music. With sell-out shows in exciting venues across the city, private functions including college balls, and overseas tours, OUJO is one of the most rewarding opportunities available to a musician in Oxford. This year promises collaborations and workshops with top UK jazz musicians, plans for a European tour, and concerts with our equivalent ensembles at Cambridge and Imperial. So, if you’re a dedicated jazz musician around Grade 8+ standard interested in joining a big band, look no further!
OUJO Exec Committee
The key people behind the scenes of OUJO - get in touch with any questions!