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JAZZ & HERITAGE BIG BAND AUDITIONS SAT OCT. 24

If interested please fill out this form https://jazzandheritagefoundation.wufoo.com/forms/fall-2015-jazz-heritage-big-band-audition-form/

Attention music students: The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation will hold auditions for a new, free music instruction program - the Jazz & Heritage Big Band - on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 2 p.m. See below for details.


The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation is expanding its music education offerings to include a new big band.

The big band will give students an opportunity to learn and to perform jazz, swing and other styles of music arranged for large ensembles.

Participation in the big band program is free. Instruction and leadership will be provided by Derek Douget, the renowned saxophonist who is also the coordinator of our Heritage School of Music.

The auditions are open to intermediate and advanced players between the ages of 10 and 18. We are looking for the most talented and eager students in the region. We will audition for the following instruments:

Brass
Woodwinds
Bass
Drums
Guitar
Piano
Voice

The auditions will take place at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center, 1225 N. Rampart Street.

For the audition, students should be prepared to:

Play major and minor scales in several keys
Perform a piece of music music that they are familiar with
Read sheet music for and play a piece of music they are not familiar with
Demonstrate an ability to tune their instrument
Demonstrate an ability to sing a note that is played on a piano


The Jazz & Heritage Big Band will rehearse on Saturday afternoons starting at 2:30 p.m.

Those interested in auditioning are requested to fill out a very brief information form by following this link https://jazzandheritagefoundation.wufoo.com/forms/fall-2015-jazz-heritage-big-band-audition-form/

Questions? Please contact us by calling (504) 558-6112, or by sending an email hsm@jazzandheritage.org.
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By: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation's Heritage School of Music

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