Jazz@Opus Ensemble

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 8
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 info@opusithaca.org!