The Jazz Ensemble is one of two Jazz groups at Duxbury High School. Along with the Jazz Band the Jazz Ensemble is formed in the Fall withing first few weeks of school. These groups will be decided by audition, and populated accordingly, one that jazz bands are formed no other students are allowed admission unless absences of other needs requires additional musicians. The Jazz Ensemble meets after school on Tuesday’s from 6:00–7:30pm. Jazz Band audition materials are available at the end of school year in the spring for summer practice. Sign-ups for the Jazz band will be posted the first day of school for auditions in the first or second week of school
High School Jazz Group Obligations
Rules and Regulations:
- Attendance will be taken every week at Rehearsal.
- Attendance is required at all rehearsals and performances for the Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble.
- Your own music is needed at every Rehearsal and .
- If you need to miss a rehearsal, you must tell the director.
- If you miss more than two rehearsals without valid excuse notes you will be asked to leave the group.
- If you are late twice to rehearsal without a valid reason you will be given a warning, if it happens again you will asked to leave the group.
- If you are going to miss a concert for any reason you need to find a substitute for your part have that person attend the dress rehearsal.
- If you miss a performance without prior notification, you will no longer be in that group.
- If you miss a dress rehearsal, you cannot play in the concert. NO EXCEPTIONS