Jazz in Paradise - 50th Annual DPHS Jazz Festival - March 2
The Jazz festival will be held in the spectacular Elings Performing Arts Center on the Dos Pueblos High School campus on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The EPAC comes equipped with wireless microphones, advanced lighting system, state-of-the-art sound studio equipment, and a Steinway grand piano. The EPAC will accommodate warm up, to stage, to clinic, all in one building.
Our guest artist this year is trumpet virtuoso Wayne Bergeron. He’ll be doing a lunchtime trumpet clinic and a 7pm evening concert with the DPHS and SBCC Big Bands.
Wayne Bergeron is a Grammy-nominated American trumpeter. He has recorded and played with Quincy Jones, Gordon Goodwin, Arturo Sandoval, Pat Williams, Sammy Nestico, Jack Sheldon, Chris Walden, Tom Kubis, John La Barbara, Bob Florence, Ray Anthony, Bill Watrous, and Bob Curnow. He has also been principal trumpet at the Pantages Theater for over 15 years and is regularly featured with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, and has as appeared in the L.A. Philharmonic and The New York Philharmonic. Mr. Bergeron has also worked on over 400 TV & motion picture soundtracks including: The Incredibles 2, Wreck It Ralph, Crazy Rich Asians, The First, Smallfoot, Sing, Moana, Frozen, Bridge of Spies, Get On Up, Toy Story 3, Monsters University, Planes, Despicable Me 1 & 2, Superman Returns, Hairspray, Mission Impossible 3, Spiderman 1 & 2, and Catch Me If You Can.
Full Day Package $600
20 student + 5 chaperones tickets to festival, lunchtime clinic with Wayne Bergeron, & evening concert.
20 Jazz in Paradise t-shirts printed with all participating schools & student names.
Additional students $20 each.
band entry in the festival & lunchtime clinic with Wayne Bergeron. (Shirts are not included.)
Spectators can purchase tickets at the door.
Festival and evening concert: $25 for adults, $20 for kids, free for 5 & under
Festival only: $10 for adults, $5 for kids, free for 5 &under
Jazz in Paradise t-shirts will be on sale for $20 each in the EPAC lobby while supplies last. All participating bands and students will be listed on the shirts.
Sandwiches, pizza, drinks, and baked goods will also be sold in the EPAC lobby.
For more information, contact Brea McInnes, Jazz Festival Liaison or Dan Garske, Band Director. To register, complete the registration form and return it by February 4. Space is limited and entries will be processed in the order received.
The Dos Pueblos Jazz Band is the jewel of the Instrumental Music Department; an award winning band, offering both Intermediate and Advanced level opportunities. Competition season begins during the spring, with Dos Pueblos High School hosting one of many Jazz Festivals in the Southern California region. We then will compete in several more throughout the remainder of the school year, including the prestigious Reno Jazz Festival.
The Jazz Band is a MUST SEE if you appreciate the big band sound – they are truly amazing… don’t miss it! The bands will also be showcased at concerts in December and May.
Dos Pueblos Instrumental Music Program | P.O. Box 8931, Goleta, CA 93118