Eighty one high school jazz musicians from all over Maine have descended on Scarborough High School for the 2012 Jazz All State Music Fesitval. Sponsored by Maine Music Educators Association, participation is based on a rigorous auditions process which took place in October. Students were chosen to perform in one of four ensembles:
Jazz Combo - 6 students, Jazz Band - 19 students, Honors Jazz Band 20 - students, and Honors Jazz Choir - 32 singers plus 4 students in the rhythm section.
Students will rehearse with guest conductors Thursday evening, all day Friday, Saturday morning and culminate in a concert Saturday afternoon. The concert
will be held this Saturday, January 7th, at Winslow Homer Auditiorium, Scarborough High School at 2:00 pm. Admission is $5.00 at the door and the public is welcome.