This jazz band practices exclusively after school, and is comprised of students who audition during the concert band auditions the prior spring. This jazz band is mostly comprised of students just beginning to explore the Jazz genre and performs throughout the year at various venues including Jazz Festivals, Jazz Cafe, Music Theater and more.
Students who audition for Jazz Ensemble will work after school in the fall and be in a class for second semester only. These students comprise of our top players who have taken a keen interest into the Jazz Genre. Performances for this group includes Festival of the Trees, Jazz Festivals, Jazz Café, Music Theatre, and other community events.
The newest addition to the Pendleton Heights High School Jazz Program, this small group of kids comprises of elite students who practice on their own as a group throughout the year. They perform at numerous events, and take part of the ISSMA Jazz Festival. This group is purely student ran, but has the oversite of the band Directors to offer guidence and advice whenever needed.