Chris Peracciny, Director
The Niagara Wheatfield Jazz Ensemble is a traditional big band that meets daily during 1st period. The group is comprised of students who play saxophone (alto, tenor, and baritone), trumpet, trombone, guitar, electric and/or acoustic bass, drums, vibraphone, and acoustic/electric piano. Opportunities for performance include NWHS concerts, festivals, competitions, department trips, and community events. Uniform required.
Analysis & Interpretation of Traditional & Modern Jazz Styles & Literature
Melodic, Harmonic, & Rhythmic Improvisation
Course Prerequisite Course Corequisite
Audition or Director Invitation enrollment in Symphonic or Concert Band (Grades 9 & 10 only)