6371 Jazz Ensemble

6371     Jazz Ensemble

This is the premier jazz ensemble at Capital High School. Entrance into this group is by audition only. Students will enhance and further develop their individual instrumental technique while refining their advanced ensemble skills. Creative improvisation in a variety of styles will be focused upon through the study of jazz theory and hands-on practice and performance. It is highly recommended that those interested participate in Jazz Band for one year to establish a foundation in jazz styles and harmony. In addition to required school concerts, this jazz ensemble will be required to perform outside of school on numerous occasions. Performances may include festivals, fundraising benefits, and community events. Prerequisite(s): Students must be concurrently enrolled in one of the other bands in the department. Depending upon instrument, concurrent enrollment in an orchestra or chorus may also be accepted. Admission is through audition with the director.


1.0 Credit