UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival High School Honor Band
About the Jazz Festival High School Honor Band:
In 2017, some of the country's finest high school jazz musicians will come together to form the first-ever UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival High School Honor Band. The Honor Band will perform on the main-stage at the UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival’s evening concert on April 22, 2017, opening up for NEA Jazz Master Dave Liebman, and trumpet virtuoso Greg Gisbert. The honor band will also have an opportunity to record in UNC's state-of-the-art recording studio.
Jazz Festival Honor Band members will:
•Perform on a main-stage concert at the UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival
•Play and learn with exceptional high school jazz musicians from throughout the country
•Make a professional recording in UNC’s state-of-the-art recording studio
•Get a backstage pass to meet headlining artists at the UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival
•Attend workshops and clinics featuring some of the biggest names in jazz
•Rehearse with Downbeat Award-winning director of Jazz Studies at UNC, Dana Landry
Congratulations, 2017 UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival Honor Band Members!
Alto I: Chris Ferrari
Alto II: Cole Palensky
Tenor I: Quinn Argent
Tenor II: Amaya Arevalo
Bari: Dylan Kries
Trumpet I: Micah Miller
Trumpet II: Will Mulligan
Trumpet III: Gareth Rader
Trumpet IV: Ian Thomas
Trumpet V: Jeremy Doniger
Trombone I : Matteo Bassani
Trombone II: Sam Keedy
Trombone III: Luke Anderson
Bass Trombone: Liam Hughes
Piano: Yannick Leeyow
Guitar: Liam Broderick
Bass: Gabriel Rupe
Drums: Julian Archer
Audition Info: Online Application Deadline: February 8, 2017
Audition results will be posted prior to 11:59 PM on March 6, 2017
Application Fee: $25
- Music students enrolled in high school through spring semester of 2017 are eligible.
- Director nominations are strongly encouraged, though not required. CLICK HERE to access the director nomination form.
- Students will submit audio recordings of their auditions online.
- Audition results will be posted on the UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival website.
- Costs: Students and their chaperone are responsible for travel to and from Greeley, as well as lodging and food during their stay.
Audition Info Packet: Click HERE
Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2017 Jazz Festival High School Honor Band
Honor Band Info Packet:
Members of the 2017 UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival Honor Band will receive an info packet via email with all honor band details prior to March 15th, 2017.