Articles by Rusty Smith

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Registration for Elon Jazz Ensemble is open

August 16, 2021

The Elon University Jazz Ensemble will resume rehearsals on campus this Fall. Students are welcome to sign up for MUS-1040-A. No prior jazz experience required.

Elon Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert

November 14, 2018

Elon Jazz Ensemble's Fall concert will be held in McCrary Auditorium on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m.

Elon Jazz Ensemble to hold auditions

July 31, 2018

Open auditions for the Elon University Jazz Ensemble will be held during the band's first class meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 28, from 12:25 to 2:05 p.m. in Room 164 of the Center for the Arts.  

22nd Annual Elon Jazz Festival to feature the Marcus Roberts Trio on Feb. 17

February 13, 2018

The Elon Jazz Festival featuring the Elon University Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Rusty Smith, adjunct instructor in music, will be joined by saxophonist Doug Henry to kick off this year's festival concert which will feature the Marcus Roberts Trio on Saturday night, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the McCrary Theater.

The Elon University Jazz Ensemble to offer spring concert on April 20

April 18, 2017

The Elon University Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Instructor Rusty Smith will present its annual Spring concert on the evening of April 20 in McCrary Theatre in the Center for the Arts. A varied program of works made popular by artists such as the Count Basie Orchestra, Oliver Nelson, Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, the Yellowjackets, Chick Corea and others will be presented.