Sun Prairie High School Jazz I - Essentially Ellington 2018
Upcoming Jazz I Performances:
Jazz I Food Nights:
Support Sun Prairie High School Jazz’s trip to Essentially Ellington in New York City by eating locally at one of these restaurants.
March 21 (Wed) - Burrachos 4-8 pm
* Customers MUST mention jazz band in order for jazz to get percentage of sales!
April 4 (Wed)- MACS macaroni and cheese shop
*Open to close. Please mention jazz band when placing order.
April 9 (Mon) - Dairy Queen
*5 - 10:30 $1 for every blizzard (except mini) sold during that time will go directly to Sun Prairie Jazz 1. A great way to finish off Band O Rama!
April 18 (Wed) - Day One Pizza
*All day. Get your pre-orders in early to avoid the lunch or dinner wait!
Jazz I NYC Raffle List:
Drawing to be held at Jazz I Send-off Concert (need not be present to win)
Congrats - SPHS Jazz 1 invited to Essentially Ellington 2018!
2018 Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival Finalist Bands
We are proud to announce the finalists of the 2018 Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival. We received submissions from many talented ensembles and it was a truly difficult decision. Listed in alphabetical order, they are:
Agoura High School (Agoura Hills, CA)
Ballard High School (Seattle, WA)
Beloit Memorial High School (Beloit, WI)
Carroll Senior High School (Southlake, TX)
Champaign Central High School (Champaign, IL)
Dillard Center for the Arts (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Mountlake Terrace High School (Mountlake Terrace, WA)
Newark Academy (Livingston, NJ)
Newton South High School (Newton, MA)
Osceola County School for the Arts (Kissimmee, FL)
Roosevelt High School (Seattle, WA)
Sun Prairie High School (Sun Prairie, WI)
Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble (Raleigh, NC)
Tucson Jazz Institute (Tucson, AZ)
William H. Hall High School (West Hartford, CT)
To join in on the "EE" excitement, check out the following social media provided by Jazz at Lincoln Center. The entire weekend of EE events, including the final concert featuring the three top-placing bands and the JLCO, will be webcast live on jazz.org/live.
The Competition & Festival is the culmination of the annualEssentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Program (EE), which also includes non-competitive regional festivals around the country, teaching resources, a summer Band Director Academy, newsletters, and more. The year-long Essentially Ellington program will have distributed 30,000 newly transcribed scores by the end of this school year. For more information including background, history, photos, and audio recordings of the Essentially Ellington2016 repertoire, and more, visit: jazz.org/ee
The Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival is media-accessible via JALC social media on Facebook, Twitter @EssEllington, Instagram @jazzdotorg, and Tumblr. Students, viewers, and participators can share their thoughts and photos by using the hashtag #EE2018