Grades 9-12, year course for .5 credit (1/2 period)
Co-requisite: Wind & percussion players must be enrolled in Concert Band
Prerequisite: Permission by instructor and/or audition
Course Description: The CHRHS Jazz Ensemble is designed to teach students the fundamental skills of jazz performance. Students will perform music from a variety of genres to develop facility in the various styles of the jazz idiom. Students will also learn jazz theory, jazz history and improvisation. Students who participate in this ensemble will learn skills to help them enjoy & appreciate jazz music, whether as an active participant or a critical listener for their entire adult life.