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Faculty Ensembles

Palouse Jazz Project

The Palouse Jazz Project is a dynamic jazz sextet, equally at home in performance and educational settings. Established in 2006, the group is comprised of faculty members from the Lionel Hampton School of Music at the University of Idaho. The Palouse Jazz Project performs jazz standards as well as original arrangements and compositions written especially for the ensemble. As educators, the Palouse Jazz Project welcomes working with students of all ages, developing skills in rhythm, melodic playing, historical context, ensemble playing and basic instrumental technique.

"I Can't Give You Anything But Love"

The Palouse Jazz Project's recording project was made possible in part by a University of Idaho College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences Summer Research Grant.

The Palouse Jazz Project is:

Past performances and workshops include:

  • Great Falls High School, Great Falls, MT
  • Tula’s Jazz Club, Seattle, WA
  • Mead High School, Spokane, WA
  • Backstage Bistro, Walla Walla, WA
  • Bucer’s Coffeehouse, Moscow, ID
  • Basalt Cellars, Lewiston, ID
The Palouse Jazz Project poses before the I water tower.
The Palouse Jazz Project near campus.

For further information, email palousejazzproject@uidaho.edu.

Northwest Wind Quintet

The Northwest Wind Quintet, in residence at the University of Idaho since 1967, presents numerous concerts, clinics and community events throughout the Pacific Northwest. Its extensive repertoire spans over two centuries of excellent chamber music. The group’s members, all full-time faculty in the Lionel Hampton School of Music, are:

The Northwest Wind Quartet is bassoon professor Javier Rodriguez, assistant director and flute professor Leonard Garrison, oboe professor Carol Padgham Albrecht, clarinet professor Shawn Copeland and French horn professor Jason Johnston.
The Northwest Wind Quartet is bassoon professor Javier Rodriguez, assistant director and flute professor Leonard Garrison, oboe professor Carol Padgham Albrecht, clarinet professor Shawn Copeland and French horn professor Jason Johnston.

Idaho Brass Quintet

The Idaho Brass Quintet, established in 1956, has had a long tradition of excellence throughout the Northwest. Its extensive repertoire spans Renaissance literature to contemporary music and jazz. They perform annual recitals, clinics and community events, both on the UI campus and on tour. Current members include:

The Idaho Brass Quintet after a performance in August, 2015.
The Idaho Brass Quintet after a performance in August, 2015.

Hammers & Reeds

Hammers & Reeds is a resident, faculty trio at the University of Idaho. Shawn Copeland, clarinet; Javier Rodriguez, bassoon; and Jovanni-Rey de Pedro, piano, all joined the faculty of the Lionel Hampton School of Music in the fall of 2014. Dedicated teachers and performers, the trio focuses on performing original works, commissioning new works and adapting existing works for this genre.

The three members of Hammers & Reeds: bassoon professor Javier Rodriguez, clarinet professor Shawn Copeland and piano professor Jovanni de Pedro.
Hammers & Reeds are bassoon professor Javier Rodriguez, clarinet professor Shawn Copeland and piano professor Jovanni de Pedro.

Lionel Hampton School of Music

Physical Address:
Corner of Blake & W. Sweet Ave.

Mailing Address:
Lionel Hampton School of Music
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4015
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4015

Phone: (208) 885-6231

Fax: (208) 885-7254

Email: music@uidaho.edu

Web: Lionel Hampton School of Music

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