The All-County Jazz Band is coming together for its annual Spring Concert on the evening of Thursday, March 15th. The concert is at 7:00pm at North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts.
Only a select few of the Middle and High School students who auditioned are chosen for the All-County Jazz Band. They will spend the day working with professional Jazz musicians to prefect the performance.
Guest Conductor Dan Miller will train the high school musicians. Dan is making his second appearance with our students and has played his trumpet all over the globe performing with jazz artists such as Harry Connick Jr., Maynard Ferguson, and Wynton Marsalis. He has also appeared on the Tonight Show with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno, as well as the Late Show with David Letterman.
Guest Conductor Eric Mendez is also with us for the second time and will be working with the middle school student musicians. A National Board Certified teacher and Florida State graduate, Mr. Mendez’s bands repeatedly earn Superior Ratings at MPA’s (Music Performance Assessments). Mr. Mendez is a highly sought-after clinician and adjudicator in Florida.
Please join us for some toe-tappin’ music! We invite the media and the general public to attend the 7pm. concert on March 15th, in the Auditorium of North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts, at 1856 Arts Way in North Fort Myers.There is no charge and no ticketing for this performance.