The Jazz Ensemble won 1st place in their division at the TCU and UTA Jazz Festivals, the Jazz Band won 1st place in their division at the UTA Jazz Festival, and the Jazz Orchestra won 1st place in the 6A-1 division at the UTA Jazz Festival. The Jazz Orchestra also hosted the One O’Clock Lab Band at its annual Apex Jazz Festival in Southlake in February.
In March and April, we will be hosting Swing School, our annual program for Middle Schoolers. Our jazz ensembles will also be playing throughout the Southlake community in April, including a performance at Art in the Square on Sunday April 24th at 3:30pm.
The Spring Jazz Concert is on Tuesday May 3rd at the Carroll Senior High School Cafeteria at 6:30pm. It will feature performances by the Swing School Jazz Band, the DMS Jazz Band, the CMS Jazz Band, and all three high school Jazz Ensembles. The bands will also be joined by guest artist Stockton Helbing, current drummer for trumpet legend Doc Severinsen. Admission is free, so please come out and enjoy the evening!