Vocal Jazz Singers

Senior Vocal Jazz




Deadline for Senior Audition Nominations

Senior Auditions
October 2, 2018, Carl Sandburg High School in Orland Park, IL

Junior/Senior Jazz Festival
November 10, 2018 Location TBD

2018 Jazz Festival Information

Stacy Williams-Jackson, President


Senior Vocal Jazz Representative
Stacy Cunningham


Please help your students prepare for the ILMEA District 1 auditions on WEDNESDAY, Oct. 11, 2017, at Carl Sandburg HS.  The two required selections are: 

Senior Level Vocal Jazz Audition Music Selection # 1 - Ballad

The Nearness of You - arr. Kirby Shaw - Hal Leonard 08754378 - SATB

Hal Leonard Website Link

Senior Level Vocal Jazz Audition Selection # 2 - Swing

Devil May Care - arr. Kerry Marsh - SATB

Kerry Marsh ILMEA Special Offer

The ILMEA VJ Procedures can be found HERE


Festival Information:

All Festival Information will be found under the Festival Day Information Page to the left.

Senior auditions are governed by the ILMEA state requirements found on the "divisions" pages of this website. However, there are specific District 1 audition procedures listed below for reference:


District 1 Honors Vocal Jazz Ensemble 

TWELVE voices will be selected for this ensemble.  Voicing will be determined by the clinician, but will most likely be four sopranos, four altos, four tenors and four basses.  

 Director: Jennifer Parker, McNally Smith


District 1 Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Thirty-two voices will be selected for this ensemble. Voicing is the same as past years: eight sopranos, eight altos, eight tenors and eight basses.   


2017 Director: Nathan Landes, New Trier


District 1 Senior Chorus and Vocal Jazz Practice Tracks


Vocal Jazz Audition Procedures



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