Thanks to Michael Treat for this information, which is also included in the upcoming District Jazz Concert Program
April 21, 7:30 p.m. at the Ithaca High School Performing Arts Center.
This concert will have special guest trombonist Melissa Gardiner, made possible by a grant from the Fine Arts Booster Group, an affiliate of IPEI.
The Ithaca School District has a proud history of introducing many young people to Jazz Music. Several Ithaca alumni have continued on to advanced degrees in jazz performance and some are now leading jazz programs at Universities in various parts of the country.
Students can begin learning to play Jazz in middle school. Jazz Ensembles and electives are offered at Boynton and DeWitt....(read more)