The “Point of View” Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Harvey Lockhart, is a progressive ensemble that performs a variety of jazz and positive popular music at over 50 public and private events per year. This ensemble has drastically impacted the lives of its students and has truly established a sense of family and pride. POV has established a reputation of producing exceptional young professional musicians, teaching students the importance of self-discipline, time management, communication, and unity. Instrumental music fundamentals, jazz history and advanced music theory are also taught in order to provide a deeper understanding of music.
Webster University, well-known for its innovative jazz studies program and the "Jazz at Webster" concert series, is hosting a summer jazz camp at its Webster Groves campus. The camp is for beginning, intermediate and advanced level jazz improvisers and instrumentalists. Music reading skills are necessary for participation in classes and ensembles.