WHO: Students in seventh through tenth grade who play trumpet, trombone, saxophone, drum set, bass, guitar, or piano. Minimum of 3 years on their instrument. Participation by audition.
WHAT: A traditional big band that meets 10 weeks of the term, with a performance at the end of the session. Focus will include sight-reading, improvisation, and section work. Each ten-week term will be directed by a different faculty member.
WHEN: Saturdays 1:00-2:20 PM
September 8 and 9 (auditions)
Fall term: Paul Merrill, director
September 15, 22, 29
October 13, 20, 27
November 3, 10, 17
December 9 Concert with guest soloist Melissa Gardiner, trombone
Spring term: Mike Titlebaum, director
March 9, 16, 23, 30
April 6, 27
May 11, 18
June 1, 8
June 9 Concert (guest TBD)
Cost: $120 per student (scholarships available)
Registration is currently closed. If you are interested in this jazz program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org!