Jazz Lab Ensemble
This ensemble is open to any student grades 9-12, with experience reading music as well as performing on an instrument suited for jazz ensemble. The course will explore the fundamentals of performance practices and improvisation through a diverse repertoire of high-quality jazz literature for small and large ensembles Students are required to attend and/or participate in rehearsals and performances outside the school day to support and assess learning in the classroom. Students must participate in another instrumental ensemble (Marching Band, Symphonic Band, or Wind Ensemble) in order to participate in jazz ensemble unless pre-approved by the Band Director.
Minimum Competency on a Band Instrument