The Official Website of The Brubeck Institute
Welcome to The Brubeck Institute, established in honor of legendary jazz pioneer Dave Brubeck '42, and his wife and fellow University of the Pacific alum, Iola Brubeck '45.
Established in 2000, the Brubeck Institute is home to one of the foremost jazz programs in the world, with signature offerings including the Brubeck Institute Jazz Fellowship and the Brubeck Institute Summer Jazz Colony. The Institute is also home to the Brubeck Collection, one of the largest comprehensive collections from a contemporary musician, and an invaluable resource for scholarship and research.
News and Announcements News & Events
Award-winning pianist and composer Edward Simon joins the Brubeck Institute as a visiting Artist-in-Residence!
We are pleased to welcome Edward Simon as our newest visiting Artist-in Residence. Edward, a multi-award-winning Venezuelan pianist and composer, currently performs with the SFJAZZ Collective, an all-star jazz ensemble comprising of eight of the finest performer/composers at work in jazz today.
We are excited to announce that we are moving our 2015 Brubeck Festival to the fall! We will align our Brubeck 2015 Festival activities with University of the Pacific's Homecoming Events! Stay tuned for news of headlining artists!
High school jazz musicians from the United Kingdom and Australia will join American counterparts in the Sierra Nevada to hone their skills through rigorous musical instruction and perform two public concerts during the 2014 Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony
The jazz institute recently launched a new website, formally released a new CD and announced that a new Brubeck Fellow would be joining the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet in the fall
DownBeat magazine named the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet the best in the category that covers undergraduate college jazz groups
A Dave and Iola Brubeck contemporary has given University of the Pacific a $500,000 gift for an endowed scholarship.