UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival High School Honor Band

About the Jazz Festival High School Honor Band:

In 2018, some of the country's finest high school jazz musicians will come together to form the 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 21, 2018, opening up for our headlining artists.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


Check back soon for 2018 Deadlines and Information!




Jamey Aebersold
Littler UNC Jazz UNC Jazz Press City of Greeley
The New York Voices!.
New York Voices
Northern Colorado Voices. Performing Thursday, April 22, 2010.
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Gene Aitken with the Jazz Festival All-Star Big Band. Performing Saturday, April 24, 2010