December’s Kickoff Concert featuring all three Garfield Jazz ensembles was extra special given it was the first time the ensembles performed in front of a live audience since January 2020! If you were unable to attend the December 9th event or you just want to enjoy it all over again, you can view the recorded…
Garfield Jazz Families,
I hope that everyone is having a relaxing summer and enjoying some beautiful weather. As we approach the start of the 2021-22 school year, I’d like to share some important dates and information about jazz.
We are sharing a preliminary calendar of events so that families can begin to plan ahead for the school year. There are several regional jazz festivals that have not yet been announced, and some rehearsals, performances, and trips may be added later. Any required event will be announced as far in advance as possible, and we will not attend any event last minute. The Garfield Jazz Foundation website calendar will remain the most up-to-date calendar throughout the year.
Garfield Jazz Students & Families, I want to recognize the dedication and hard work that all of returning and incoming jazz students demonstrated through their audition submissions. I listened to incredible student transcriptions. I am glad that music practice has provided an outlet for students to set goals and maintain musical focus in unprecedented times.…
The Hot Java Cool Jazz concert is officially canceled. Starbucks is committed to contributing the proceeds from ticket sales to participating schools. If you purchased tickets through our website, you should have received an email from us about next steps.
Please watch for email for more details.
The GJF Board has decided to cancel the Citrus Sale that was kicked off earlier in the week. An email was sent to families tonight with more information. We hope to do this fundraiser next year – unfortunately, given crop cycles and availability, postponing isn’t an option.