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District 211 Jazz Bands Find Success at Northshore Jazz Festival

District 211 bands were well represented at a recent jazz festival. The Fremd High School Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, and Jazz Lab Band recently performed at the 39th Annual North Shore Jazz Festival at Glenbrook South High School. Additionally, top jazz bands from Palatine, Conant, and Schaumburg High Schools received “Division 1/Superior” ratings. “We are very proud of our three ensembles that performed at the Northshore Jazz Festival,” said Matthew Moore, band director at Fremd High School. “The students in our Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band, and Jazz Combo worked hard to prepare a wide variety of jazz music and styles.” ...

Fremd, Schaumburg, Palatine, Conant High Schools All Reach Success at Northshore Jazz Festival

For the 13th consecutive year, the Jazz Ensemble at Fremd High School was awarded a “Division 1/Superior” rating by collegiate-level judges during a jazz festival. The Fremd Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band recently performed at the 37th annual Northshore Jazz Festival at Glenbrook South High School on Jan. 25.  The Jazz Ensemble was awarded a “Division 1/Superior” rating by three collegiate judges in the top band division, and the Jazz Lab Band was also awarded a “Division 1/Superior” rating in the second band division.  Each band also participated in an educational clinic with a collegiate and professional jazz band director. ...