• Niagara Wheatfield Jazz Ensemble
    Chris Peracciny, Director
    cperacciny@nwcsd.org, 716-215-3173
     
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    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 band concerts, festivals, competitions, department trips, and community events.
      
     Course Content
    Instrumental Performance
    Analysis & Interpretation of Traditional & Modern Jazz Styles & Literature
    Music Theory
    Melodic, Harmonic, & Rhythmic Improvisation
       
    Course Prerequisites
     Audition or Director Invitation