Jazz Band is available to all 9-12th grade instrumental music students enrolled in concert band. Auditions occur the week following the Mid-Iowa Band Championships in October via Google Classroom. Email your director for the Classroom Code. There are three high school jazz bands: Collective, Studio, and Vanguard. All students are invited to participate in Tuesday Night Club from 6pm-7pm to work on improvising.

Vanguard

Mr. Price

Studio

Mr. Hook

Collective

Mr. Rueckert

Rehearsals Tuesdays and Fridays

7-8 a.m.

Tuesdays and Fridays

7-8 a.m.

Mondays and Thursdays

7-8 a.m.

Tuesdays

6-8 p.m.

Instrumentation Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Flute, Trumpet, Trombone, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drumset, Aux Percussion 2 Alto Sax, 2 Tenor Sax, 1-2 Bari Sax, 1 Flute, 4-5 Trumpets, 4-5 Trombones, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drumset, Aux Percussion 2 Alto Sax, 2 Tenor Sax, 1-2 Bari Sax, 1 Flute, 4-5 Trumpets, 4-5 Trombones, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drumset, Aux Percussion
Performances (Can also be found on the calendar) Pep Band (Dec-Feb), Jazz-O-Rama (Jan), Urbandale Colloquium (Feb), Hoover Festival (Mar), Swing Dance (Mar/Apr), Jazz Residency (Apr) Pep Band (Dec-Feb), Jazz-O-Rama (Jan), Urbandale Colloquium (Feb), Hoover Festival (Mar), Swing Dance (Mar/Apr), Jazz Residency (Apr) Pep Band (Dec-Feb), 7th Grade Concert (Dec), Noce (Jan/Feb), Jazz-O-Rama (Jan), Urbandale Colloquium (Feb), Spring Show (Mar), Hoover Festival (Mar), Swing Dance (Mar/Apr), Jazz Residency (Apr)
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