Meets during BLUE 2
Open to students in grades 9-12
The jazz ensemble provides students an opportunity to develop musicianship and specific performance skills through group and individual settings for the study and performance of varied styles of instrumental jazz. Instruction includes the study of the history, formative, and stylistic elements of jazz. Students develop their creative skills through improvisation, composition, arranging, performing, listening, and analyzing.
The jazz ensemble makes regular appearances in the community performing for various events. Students enrolled in jazz ensemble are required to be concurrently enrolled in a concert band course.