ILMEA Jazz-Prep Day
Saturday, August 20, 2016
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saint Xavier University
3700 W. 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60655
Jazz Prep-Day was open to all high school students interested in auditioning for the ILMEA Senior Jazz Band on October 21, 2016.
Students got to work with SXU faculty and guests on the 2016 ILMEA audition material which included:
- State Line Strut - ILMEA Required Selection
- Sectionals with faculty members
- Billie's Bounce - Jazz Improvisation piece
- Improvisation clinics with SXU jazz faculty
- Jim Snidero Jazz Etude Cycle 1 - "Friends"
Sight-reading with members of the SXU Jazz Ensemble.
Mock auditions with SXU faculty -- auditions will be recorded and emailed to students.
Fee: $10 of either cash or check to "SXU Music Department" lunch included.
Registration is now closed. Questions regarding the event may be directed to Dr. Shawn Salmon, director of Jazz Studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773-298-3420.