Vocal Jazz Singers

Senior Vocal Jazz

 


 

IMPORTANT DATES:

Deadline for Senior Audition Nominations
September 20, 2017 at 11:59 pm

Senior Auditions
October 11, 2017, Carl Sandburg High School in Orland Park, IL

Junior/Senior Jazz Festival
November 11, 2017 at Thornton Fractional South High School in Lansing, IL


2017 Jazz Festival Information

Stacy Williams-Jackson, President

district1@ilmea.org


Senior Vocal Jazz Representative
Stacy Cunningham
d1vocaljazz@ilmea.org


 

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

 

CLICK HERE

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