The Jazz Band is a select ensemble of the university. Membership in the Jazz Band ranges from 18 to 20 musicians.
The CSU Jazz Band provides students with the opportunity to play jazz in a large ensemble
setting and covers styles from the swing era to the present day. The ensemble performs
concerts both on and off campus throughout the school year.
Membership in the Jazz Band is by audition or permission of the director, with students
of any major permitted to audition.
Charleston Southern also offers a smaller performing ensemble. The CSU Jazz Combo
consists of between four and nine students and provides students with the opportunity
to perform in the improvisation-based small group setting. The group also performs
regularly on campus and in the community throughout the academic year.
Membership is by audition or invitation by the director, with students of any major
permitted to audition.