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Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble – Call for Auditions

Philharmonic Association Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble

The Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Gregg Gelb, starts up its 2012 -13 school-season in little over a month and registration for auditions is now open. Auditions will be on 9/4 & 5 at Marsh Woodwinds, 707 N. Person St., Raleigh. Go to http://www.philharmonic-association.org/ to register. On the left side of the website homepage click on For Participants / Auditions / Registration.

This all-star big band for High School and advanced Middle School students from the Greater Triangle region meets every Sunday, at 3pm – 4:30 at Marsh Woodwinds. This past season’s group performed at the Cary Arts CenterArtsPlosure, the NC History Museum and received an award as one of the top three bands at the UNC-Chapel Hill Jazz Festival.

The 2012 summer-season ensemble played a concert on July 4 at the State Capitol Building in Raleigh and will perform at the new Cary Arts Center on Aug. 12 at 4:45, free admission

The 2012 – 13 school-season includes these events:

  • Concert @ Cary Academy on Oct. 22
  • Concert at Cary Arts Center on Nov. 4
  • Concert for NC Music Educators Assoc. on Nov. 12 at 1pm in Winston-Salem
  • Record for Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington Competition
  • UNC Chapel Hill Jazz Festival, Feb.
  • Jazz Appreciation Month Concert, TBA, April

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