Dear Jazz Band Members and Parents:
On Friday, February 22nd, the jazz band will be traveling to the UNO Jazz Festival in Omaha, NE. The event will be held at the Strauss Performing Arts Center Recital Hall on the campus of UNO (directions below). Our band will have 30 minutes of performing time on stage and 30 minute of instructional time after our performance is finished.
Below is the schedule for the day:
ITINERARY - 2.22
7:00AM – Load Buses
7:15AM – Depart for Omaha
10:45AM – Arrive in Omaha and eat lunch near campus
12:00PM – UNO Jazz Ensemble PERFORMANCE with Indrikis Veitners, Kris Berg and Bruce Bohnstengel
1:00PM – Unpack equipment and find warm up room (MBSC Conference Rm. 220)
2:00PM –Warm up time
2:30PM - MITCHELL JAZZ BAND PERFORMANCE
3:30PM – Pack equipment into bus and watch other bands
5:00PM - UNO Jazz Combo I Performance
6:00PM - Eat dinner in Omaha
7:30PM – Depart for Mitchell
11:00PM - Approximate arrival in Mitchell
Directions to the Strauss Performing Arts Center are at: https://goo.gl/maps/5KE5qjFFTmR2 If anyone has questions, please do hesitate to contact me!
MHS Jazz Students and Parents,
On Thursday, January 17th, the jazz band will be traveling to the 2019 South Dakota Jazz Festival in Aberdeen on the campus of NSU. Included on this sheet is the information you need to know for our trip. Please be aware of our load/departure times and especially our warm-up and performance times.
Make sure you have everything that you need for the performance before we leave Mitchell. Rhythm section is in charge of your own equipment (this includes loading, setting up, tear down, etc).
1/17/19 NSU ITINERARY
7:00AM LOAD BUS
7:15AM DEPART FOR ABERDEEN
9:45AM ARRIVE IN ABERDEEN AND UNLOAD EQUIPMENT
10:55AM PERFORMANCE TIME/CLINIC
11:30AM LOAD BUS
12:00PM EAT LUNCH
1:00PM DEPART FOR MITCHELL
3:30PM APPROXIMATE ARRIVAL IN MITCHELL
Just so the parents are aware, this is not a competition (more of an early season educational opportunity). You are more than welcome to come up and watch/listen but we are not competing.
If anyone has any questions, please do not hesitate to ask me.