HPHS JAZZ 

 

Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Ensemble is designed for the most advanced wind and percussion instrumentalists interested in jazz. The course emphasizes advanced jazz performance skills, interpretation and techniques. Through rehearsals, clinics and performances, students will broaden their musical abilities with the study of improvisation and various jazz styles. Regular practice outside of rehearsals is expected, and private lessons are strongly recommended. Attendance at all public performances is required. Honors credit for this course is available by application. Prerequisite:  Audition required; concurrent enrollment in a concert organization.

 

Jazz Lab Band

Jazz Lab Band is open to instrumentalists of all grade levels interested in the study and performance of jazz. Through rehearsals, clinics and performances, students will broaden their musical abilities with the study of improvisation and various jazz styles. Regular practice outside of rehearsals is expected, and private lessons are strongly recommended. Attendance at all public performances is required. Prerequisite: Audition required or teacher approval; concurrent enrollment in a concert organization if performing on a wind, brass, or percussion instrument.