Mountaineer Honor Jazz BandThe 2021 Mountaineer Honor Jazz Band will be a remotely recorded ensemble!
The Honor Jazz Band participants will be selected based on a recorded audition and a recommendation from a music teacher. Students will be given instructions about how to record themselves safely at home. In addition to the select ensemble, a jazz master class will be offered on March 27 from 2 - 3:30 p.m. EST to any students who audition for the honor group regardless of whether they are accepted in the honor band. Jared Sims, Director of Jazz Studies at West Virginia University, is organizing the ensemble and the jazz master class. The master class and the ensemble participation is FREE to all participants and students ANYWHERE are encouraged to participate.
Ron Carter, 2021 special guest
Legendary bassist Ron Carter will be leading a Zoom clinic on March 27 at 4 p.m. Any student that auditions for the Mountaineer Honor Jazz Band will be invited to attend.
Auditions are now being accepted through Feb. 26, 2021
Download the audition score for your instrument (PDFs):