Community Outreach

Summer choral Workshops

Summer Choral Workshops

The Conducting Workshop is designed for teachers and choral conductors who have had previous experience conducting choirs and who wish to fine tune their rehearsal skills with hand, baton, face and other nonverbal communication. The Teaching Workshop is designed to enhance the choral director's skills and understanding of general rehearsal techniques, voice building and literature selection.

Young Musicians Prject

SJSU Young Musicians' Project

The Young Musicians' Project (YMP) provides private and group lessons to youth from low-income backgrounds. The instructors are San José State University music majors. Participants commit to weekly lessons and a recital at the end of each semester. Applications are accepted at the beginning of each semester.

String Project

String Project

The National String Project Consortium Receives Grant from The NAMM Foundation.

Honor Band

CDBA Honor Band Audition Help

Attention California All-State Honor Band applicants! Here are the links to the videos of SJSU Music professors offering performance advice for CBDA band auditions!

Alumni Band

Alumni Band

Former members of the SJSU Spartan Marching Band reunite annually during the SJSU Spartans football season. Performing in tandem, the alums alternate with the current Spartan Marching Band, sharing and leading Spartan team spirit with various Spartan Marching Band favorites.