NOVA Alexandria Jazz Ensemble

The NOVA Alexandria Jazz Ensemble is a 20+ member group that performs classic and original big band works from the 1930's until today. Students meet once a week as a class near the Alexandria Campus and perform at events on and off campus. Previous performances have been at the Blues Alley, Schlesinger Center for the Arts, Alexandria Community Festival, Alexandria Public Library and Twins Jazz club in Washington, D.C. The members of the group are college students (music majors and non-music majors), high school students, and community members of all ages. All instruments are welcome. Membership in the NOVA Jazz Ensemble requires registration for MUS 135 001A. Contact John Kocur at for further information on joining the ensemble.