Senior Vocal Jazz
Deadline for Senior Audition Nominations
Junior/Senior Jazz Festival
Stacy Williams-Jackson, President
Senior Vocal Jazz Representative
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
Senior Level Vocal Jazz Audition Selection # 2 - Swing
Devil May Care - arr. Kerry Marsh - SATB
The ILMEA VJ Procedures can be found HERE.
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
Vocal Jazz Audition Procedures