Congratulations to our Jazz Combo, Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble for earning “Superior” ratings at the District V Jazz
Festival in Newport on Feb. 14th!!
Schedule for State Jazz Festival (Note changes)
Friday, March 15th
Excused from class after Period 2
Eat first lunch
11:30 a.m. – Depart for South Portland
1:30 p.m. – Arrive @ South Portland
2:30 p.m. – Jazz Combo performance in Lecture Hall
5:45 pm. – Awards in Auditoruim
Dinner on site
8:30 p.m. – Jazz Band Performance in Chorus Room
10:15 p.m. – Awards in Auditorium
To Holiday Inn Express
Lights out – 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 16th
Sleep in, use pool, etc.
11:30 a.m. – Depart for Lunch at Maine Mall Food Court
12:30 p.m. – Depart for South Portland H.S.
12:45 p.m. – Arrive at South Portland H.S.
4:30 p.m – Jazz Ensemble Performance in Auditorium
6:15 p.m. – Awards in Auditorium
7:00 p.m. – Dinner at Maine Mall
7:45 p.m. – Depart for Hampden
9:45 p.m. – Arrive at H.A.
Attire is ALL BLACK.
You will need money for meals. See me if you need assistance with this.
For parents attending the State Jazz Festival in South Portland – They are hosting another event this weekend and they need visitors parking at the Church of Nazarene and Dyer Elementary School. They will run a shuttle every half hour.
We have a District Jazz Night on Tuesday, March 19th at 6:30 p.m.
H.A. Jazz Band
H.A. Jazz Combo
H.A. Jazz Ensemble
Remember to turn in forms by Thursday, March 7th.
Jazz Residency w/ Ingrid Jensen
Hampden Academy hosts trumpeter, Ingrid Jensen, of Grammy Award winning albums “Concert in the Sky” and “The Mosaic Project”. Ms. Jensen and Hampden’s student musicians will come together to perform at Hampden Academy’s Performing Arts Center in Hampden, Maine. The performance will also feature the musicianship of David Wells, Ryan Parker, Les Harris Jr., and Greg Loughman. Concert is at 7 p.m.