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Senior Jazz Info

SENIOR JAZZ BANDS

Jason Landes, University High School (Normal), (309) 438 ­8355, d3srjazzband@ilmea.org

 

See the Jazz Division link from the ILMEA homepage for audition information.


ILLINOIS MUSIC EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

District #3 Jazz Festival Olivet Nazarene University, Host

Saturday, November 5, 2016


Schedule for the day

8:00 a.m. Students arrive

8:30 a.m. Jazz Rehearsals begin: Larsen Fine Arts Center

Sr. Vocal Jazz Ensemble - Choir Room

Jr. High J.B. II – Band Room

Jr. High J.B. I – Larsen Auditorium

Centennial Chapel

Sr. Jazz Band I - Chapel Stage

Sr. Jazz Band II - Chapel Backstage Rehearsal Room

Sr. Jazz Band III – Wisner Hall Auditorium

 

9:15 AM Directors Meeting in Ludwig Student Center at Common Grounds coffee shop

 

12:00 PM Break for lunch – students may eat in the Ludwig Student Center Dining Hall or there are places within walking distance of the Larsen Fine Arts Center.

 

12:50 PM Rehearsals resume


1:10 PM Sr Jazz Band II moves to Chapel stage

Sr Jazz Band I moves to Chapel back room

Jr Jazz Band II moves to Larsen stage

Jr Jazz Band I moves to Band Room


1:20 PM Sr Jazz Band II sound check on Chapel stage

Jr Jazz Band II sound check on Larsen stage

 

1:40 PM Sr Jazz Band III moves to Chapel stage

Sr Jazz Band II moves to Wisner Hall Auditorium


1:50 PM Sr Jazz Band III sound check on Chapel stage

 

2:00 PM District #3 Jr. High Jazz Concert (Larsen Fine Arts Center Auditorium)

Junior High Jazz Band II

Junior High Jazz Band I

 

2:20 PM Sr Vocal Jazz Ensemble moves to Chapel stage

 

2:30 PM Sr Vocal Jazz Ensemble sound check on Chapel stage

Sr Jazz Bands I-III change clothes and prepare for the concert

 

3:00 PM Stage is prepared for the concert

Sr Vocal Jazz Ensemble change clothes and prepare for the concert

 

3:30 PM District #3 Sr. High Jazz Concert (Centennial Chapel)

Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Band III

Jazz Band II

Jazz Band I

 

2015 Festival Information:

NEW LOCATION ­ Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonais 

Parking in the Centennial Chapel parking lot located off of University Avenue.

GPS the Centennial Chapel, Bourbonais, IL. 

 

Music Stands will be Supplied by ONU.

Rhythm Section Players will need to bring their own amps, drums, cymbals, cords, etc.

Pianos will be provided. Vibes will be provided.

 

8:00am Seating in Centennial Chapel (Bands 1 and 2) and Wisner Hall (Band 3)

8:30am Rehearsal Begins

3:30pm Concert in Centennial Chapel

 

Guest Conductors:

Band I: Rick Haydon

Band II: Stacy Williams-Jackson

Band III: Mark Tessereau

 

Required Selection: District Selections will be sent to each student selected for the district festival. 

ILMEA Fees & Expenses - 2015-2016
 

Participating School Fees
 
Senior and Junior Levels............................ $35 Per School
 
Elementary Level........................................No Fee
 
 
Audition Fees

Senior Level..............................................$10 Per Student
 
Junior Level...............................................$8 Per Student
 
 
Student Selectee Fees for District Festivals
 
Senior Level...............................................$20 Per Student
 
Junior Level...............................................$20 Per Student
 
Elementary Level.......................................$10 Per Student
 
 
Student Selectee Fees for All State Level Festival (IMEC)
 
Band, Orchestra, Choir, Jazz and FMES.......................$30 Per Student
 
For example, student auditions for a senior ensemble $10, goes to District $20, goes to All State$30. Total for that student: $60.
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