The Jazz Studies Program offers students myriad opportunities to hone their craft and prepare for careers as professional musicians, educators, composers and arrangers. Boyer jazz alumni can be found performing with eminent musicians, composing film scores, recording with major labels and teaching jazz to students around the country.

Boyer also hosts a jazz student exchange program with the prestigious Conservatorium van Amsterdam (Amsterdam Conservatory). Students have opportunities to participate in large and small ensembles that provide a comprehensive performance experience in solo as well as ensemble playing for both instrumentalists and vocalists.