Honors: Jazz and Commercial Music

School of Music, Division of Jazz and Commercial Music (Fine Arts) students garnered three prestigious 2019 DownBeat Magazine Student Music Awards, including Graduate College Outstanding Performance Large Ensemble for Jazz Ensemble I, Undergraduate College Small Group Outstanding Performance for the Honors Trio, and Graduate College Small Group Outstanding Arrangement for Jorge Machain. The UNLV jazz studies program has earned 20 DownBeat Student Music Awards since 2010. These awards are considered among the highest recognition in jazz education worldwide!

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