The Iowa State University Jazz Ensembles, including jazzONE, Jazz 2.0, and a variety of student-led combos, are vibrant and dynamic groups that bring the timeless art of jazz to life. Comprised of exceptionally talented student musicians, these ensembles showcase their improvisational skills, tight rhythms, and soulful expressions. With a diverse repertoire ranging from classic standards to contemporary jazz compositions, they captivate audiences with their infectious energy and creativity. Led by Prof. Mike Giles and guided by a strong tradition of musical excellence, the Iowa State University Jazz Ensembles deliver captivating performances that honor the rich history of jazz while pushing the boundaries of the genre. Whether performing on campus or in the community, these ensembles offer thrilling and memorable musical experiences that leave audiences wanting more.
Nestled within the Music Building on the enchanting campus of Iowa State University, Martha Ellen Tye Recital Hall stands as a hidden gem, offering a captivating space for music concerts and recitals. With its thoughtfully arranged seating and unobstructed sightlines, this cherished recital hall’s atmosphere envelops both performers and audiences to create an intimate connection that heightens the emotional impact of the music. This intimate venue has earned a well-deserved reputation as a haven for exceptional musical performances.
Tickets are $5 cash/check only and will be available to purchase at the door 30 minutes before the concert begins.