Pacific Standard Time Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Cal State Long Beach's

Pacific Standard Time Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Thu 4.4.19

Doors: 5:30 pm / Show: 6:00 pm (event ends at 7:00 pm)


Tickets at the Door

This event is all ages

Pacific Standard Time
Pacific Standard Time
Pacific Standard Time, directed by Christine Guter, is the top vocal jazz ensemble at California State University Long Beach, Bob Cole Conservatory of Music. It is a highly select12 member ensemble, requiring refined musicianship and improvisation skills.

The group has performed at the most prestigious educational events in the country, including the Jazz Education Network International Conference, the International Association for Jazz Education Conference, multiple Regionaland National American Choral Directors Association Conferences, and the California All State Music Education Conference. Pacific Standard Time has also performed at the Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl, the Los Angeles Jazz Festival, the Newport Beach Jazz Party, the West Coast Jazz Party, and the New York Voices Jazz Festival. The ensemble has also had the great honor of performing with internationally renowned jazz vocalists such as Kurt Elling, Peter Eldridge, and Dena DeRose.

Pacific Standard Time has competed at the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival, and taken first place in the Collegiate Vocal Jazz Ensemble division multiple times. Several students from Pacific Standard Time have received national recognition over the years through winning "DownBeat Magazine Student Music Awards" in the categories of Solo Jazz Vocalist, Pop/Rock Soloist, Latin Group, and Jazz Arrangement. In the Graduate College Vocal Jazz Ensemble category, Pacific Standard Time has been honored with DownBeat Awards for the past ten years in a row (2010-2019).

Graduates of Pacific Standard Time have been featured on “The Voice”, “The Sing-Off”, National Harmony Sweepstakes, national TV commercials, movie soundtracks, and national tours (Jennifer Lopez, Chaka Khan, The Jacksons).
Venue Information:
SOhO Restaurant and Music Club
1221 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA, 93101