Jazz Bands

Director:  Duane Oldham (doldham@hastings.k12.mn.us)

 

Cost:  $30.00  (district fee)

 

When:   Meets from October thru April.  Concert in April.

      • Jazz Band (7th/8th grade) meets Thursday morning from 7:15 - 7:55 am
      • Jazz Too (6th grade) meets Tuesday morning from 7:15 - 7:55 am

 

Who Can Participate:  Any student that is enrolled in band.  Both ensembles are non-auditioned groups.

 

What it’s all about: Jazz Band gives students an opportunity to explore various types of jazz, rock and pop music that is not normally played in regular concert band. Opportunities are provided for solos and improvisation.