Jazz Band C

Course No: 9813
Subject: Performing Arts
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Course Length: Semester
Course Type: Elective
UC/CSU Subject Approval: F
Prerequisite: Lessons or Band experience
Criteria for Enrollment: Admission is by audition. Enrollment may be limited to necessary instrumentation. Enrollment is via roster submitted by instructor. Students should not list this course on their Schedule Request Forms.

Jazz Band prepares students to perform a variety of musical competitions from the 1920s through the present, focusing primarily on large-ensemble jazz in the Big Band and swing tradition.  This class is available to students who have taken private lessons for at least one year, or participated in their middle school Band program.  Jazz Band will perform at the Winter Concerts, the Spring Pops Concerts, the Performing Arts Assembly, and several festivals or adjudicated performances.


This course is offered outside of the 9:00 am – 2:45 pm school day. Meets 2 afternoons per week for 2 hours each, plus performances.


*This class is not counted in the student’s SI GPA