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Program Info Meeting

Watch this video to learn more about our programs for the 2021-2022 year (approx. 65 min.)
or scroll down for links to details about all our programs.



Jazz Band

Season/s: Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2023
Day/Time: Monday - 3:30p - 4:45p
Grades: Grade 6-8, Grade 9-12
Audition Required: Yes
Ability/Prerequisites: Ability to play at 3 year proficiency
Course Fee per Semester: 200
Other Fees Charged:
  • Family Music Fee - $100/family/yr (covers music operations) [this is charged just once for the entire family for the entire year]
  • Music deposit fee - $40/semester music deposit (returned at the end of the semester if all music returned in proper condition)
Equipment supplies required:
  • Instrument - See note on instrument aquisition
    • Reeds, oils, etc. as necessary
    • Regular/proper maintenance of instrument
    • Percussionists:
      • Basic Drum Set (Bass, Snare, tom, cymbals [ride, crash, hi-hat]; sticks brushes)
    • Keyboard: Must have home access to acoustic piano; and ideally also electronic keyboard
  • Portable Music Stand - See note on Required Music Stand
  • Concert Uniform (BLACK dress shirt/blouse, black dress pants or full length black dress/skirt, black dress shoes, black socks)
Registration LInk:
Attendance Expectations:
  • At least 90% of regular rehearsals
  • All performances
  • All Special performance Rehearsals
Performances: End of semester concert, Multiple performances during semester
Course Status: Confirmed - but details still being finalized
Instruments Included
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Saxophone (alto, tenor, bari, soprano)
  • Piano/Keyboard
  • Guitar (electric)
  • Bass (guitar/electric or upright bass)
  • Percussion (drum set)
Instruments NOT Included
  • Any instrument NOT listed above

This band will focus on learning many styles of jazz and 'popular' music from the 1890s - 2000s. It is open to those who have completed at least 2 years of concert band (or are in symphonic band) or equivalent playing ability.


This group is only open to the following instruments:

  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Saxophone
  • Tuba/Sousaphone*
  • Guitar*
  • Bass (electric or accoustic)*
  • Keyboard*
  • Percussion (drum set, auxilliary percussion)*

There are limits on the number of players on each part. *These instruments are generally limited to one or two players and rotate between the two and may be asked to learn other instruments (percussion/keyboard, etc.).

This is a PERFORMING group. During the Spring semester this group will likely have many different performance events. Participants in this group must be available to perform on a regular basis (up to 1-2 times per month during spring).

All wind instrument players are required to also participate within one of our other bands (Concert or Symphonic)