This exciting new musical opportunity is open to all students in grades 5 & 6 currently enrolled in their school Band ensemble with exceptions made for a limited number of piano, bass and guitar students. This opportunity is open to students who play all band instruments, piano, bass, guitar and drum set.
Students will be performing music in the jazz, pop and rock styles and will develop skills in improvising and creating and performing their own original music. This ensemble will be co-taught by Darien Public Schools’ Director of Music, Mr. Richard Sadlon and Darien High School Director of Bands, Mr. Jonathan Grauer and assisted by members of the award winning Darien High School Jazz Ensemble.
This ensemble will meet every Thursday from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. at Darien High School, 80 High School Lane in the Band Room, F013. Depending on the response for this new opportunity, enrollment may be limited so please respond by promptly retuning the form below to Richard Sadlon, Director of Music, 80 High School Lane, Darien, CT 06820 or email to RSadlon@darienps.org by Friday, September 26 in order to assure participation. The first rehearsal is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 2. If you have any questions, please contact Director of Music, Rick Sadlon at: RSadlon@darienps.org or 203-655-3981 ext: 2329
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I understand that attendance at all 5-6 Jazz Lab Band scheduled rehearsals is expected and that I will provide transportations to and from rehearsals. (more detailed information will be forthcoming)
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