The DP Jazz Festival is on Saturday, March 3. The evening concert is at 7:00pm in the EPAC (Elings Performing Arts Center) at DP. The DPHS Jazz band and the SBCC Lunch Break band will play. The headliner is Grammy-award winning saxophonist Eric Marienthal. This will be an amazing performance that you won't want to miss.
Tickets are $25 general admission or $20 for seniors & students. Tickets can be purchased now from a DP music student or at the door. Funds benefit Dos Pueblos instrumental music program.
Sponsorship opportunities are available if you'd like to contribute to the program and get your name or business in the program. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Also part of the Jazz Festival is the FREE clinic taught by Mr. Marienthal at 12:00pm on March 3 in the EPAC. All musicians and music lovers of all ages (students or adults) are welcome. No need to sign up in advance. Just come to learn! The DP Combo will perform as Mr. Marienthal's back-up band during the clinic.
Jazz Band 1 had an amazing experience at the Berklee College of Music High School Jazz Festival in Boston on February 10, 2018.
We were surprised and beyond proud of the young musicians who came in 5th place out of 16 schools! Congratulations to Henry Urschel who won the Judges' Choice Award.
The competition set can be downloaded and listened to by going to this link:
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