Sierra Vista Jazz Ensemble
Jazz, so solid, it needs its own webpage


Where:
Instrumental Music Room

Why:
It Kicks!

Who:
Trumpets, Trombones, Saxes, and Rhythm (piano, bass, drums, guitar).
Note: this is not a class for beginners and students must be currently enrolled in an instrumental music class at Sierra Vista.

When:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 7:00 a.m.- 7:50 a.m.

How:
Registration on-line, click here and follow the instructions.

Performances:

  • Winter Jazz Concert - Friday, December 15
  • Band Spring Concert - Tuesday, March 20
  • IHS Jazz Festival - Saturday, March 17
  • Jazz on the Grass (Sierra Vista Pep Rally) - TBA
  • Coronado Jazz Festeival - Saturday, May 5
  • Jazz at the Oak - Friday, May 18

Accolades:

  • 2015 IHS jazz festival
    • Unanimous Superior Rating
    • 1st place
    • Outsanding Saxophone section
    • Outstanding Rhythm section
    • 2 Outstanding soloist award
  • 2014 IHS jazz festival
    • Unanimous Superior Rating
    • 1st place
    • Outstanding Trumpet section
    • Oustanding Trombone section
    • Overall soloist award
    • 2 oustanding soloist awards
  • 2013 IHS jazz festival
    • 3rd place
    • Outsanding Trumpet section
    • Overall soloist award
    • 2 Outstanding soloist awards
  • 2012 IHS jazz festival
    • 4th place
    • Outstanding Trombone section
    • 2 Outstanding soloist award
  • 2011 IHS jazz festival
    • Unanimous Superior rating
    • 3rd place
    • Outstanding Saxophone section
    • 2 outstanding soloist awards
    • Top soloist award
  • 2010 IHS jazz festival
    • Unanimous Superior rating
    • 1st place
    • Outstanding Trumpet Section
    • Outstanding Trombone Section
    • 3 oustanding soloist awards
  • 2009 IHS jazz festival
    • 1st place
    • Oustanding Trombone Section
    • 4 outstanding soloist awards
  • 2008 IHS jazz festival
    • 2nd place
    • 2 outstanding soloist awards
  • 2007 IHS jazz festival
    • 2nd place
    • Outstanding Saxophone Section
    • 3 outstanding soloist awards

Recordings:

Festival Concert, 2009
Riffin' Around
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square

Essential Elements Downloads

Concert Music (for Sierra Vista jazz students only)

 

What's new:
  • SCSBOA Honor Jazz group. Give it a shot! Coming soon....
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