Jazz Band Generalities
Jazz Band is an advanced group of 7th and 8th graders who are enrolled in Band (or Chorus if the instrument is not a traditional band instrument). Members are required to pass an audition at the beginning of the year (mid-September) to join and be able and willing to get to school at 6.50am on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jazz Band performs at the Winter Concert,and Spring Concert as well as performing in concert with the High School (Jazz Nite) and going on tour to Zahnow Elementary both of which occur in April.
Our next performance of the year will be our Jazz Nite with the High School Jazz Band on Thursday, April 16th.
After that will be our Spring Awards Concert on Tuesday, May 12th. Solo & Ensemble Awards will be given as well as the MVP awards. The 6th Grade Band and the 7th & 8th Grade Band will also perform. (More detailed information will be sent home on April 27th/28th).