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Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Ensemble is offered to 10th – 12th grade students.  Placements into this class are made by auditions, which take place after school by instrument classification (brass, saxophone and rhythm section). Placements will occur the first week of April. This class is considered an advanced jazz course.




2019-2020 JAZZ CONTACT
Parent Liaison  Diana Nickelson




2019-2020 Jazz Ensemble



March 20 – Santa Cruz Jazz Festival

Note the date!  More information coming soon…





February 9 – Honor Jazz Auditions

Note the date change.  It was originally planned for February 2nd.

For those that signed up to participate, please note that these auditions will be held at La Morinda Music in Lafayette.





December 14 – SRVHS Invitational Jazz Festival

What a wonderful 2019 Invitational Jazz Festival hosted by SRVHS!  There were an abundance of wonderful Jazz bands performing, including our own award winning Jazz Ensemble!  




November 9 – Central California Band Review

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR JAZZ ENSEMBLE! The Jazz Ensemble, led by Andrew Hanze, came in SECOND PLACE for Jazz at the Central California Band Review!





Jazz Attire

Reminder for all competitions and concerts:

  • Black suit jacket, white Tuxedo shirt, black bow-tie, black dress pants, black shoes
  • Black dresses and black shoes







2019-2020 Highlights


SRVHS Invitational Jazz Festival – December 14


Central California Band Review – November 9


Run for Education – October 13


Back-to-School Night – August 28