The Quakertown High School Jazz Ensemble is an auditioned group, consisting of students who are a part of the 9-12 grade band program. Auditions are held in the fall, with rehearsals and performances through the winter and spring. The QCHS Jazz Ensemble has performed at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association All-State Conference in 1999, 2003, 2009, and 2013. The Jazz Ensemble performed at the 2008 Music Educators National Conference and the 2013 National Association for Music Education Eastern Division Conference. The QCHS Jazz Ensemble is a two-time ARTSQUEST Steel Stacks Jazz Showcase Champion. The band has worked with Lennie Pickett, Bill Watrous, Blue Lou Marini, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Maria Schneider, and many more great artists.



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2017 - 2018 Jazz Ensemble Schedule
2018 Jazz Ensemble Schedule

2017 - 2018 Jazz Ensemble Roster



For the most up to date scheduling information, please click here
http://qchsband.wikispaces.com/Calendar




Here is a link to an interview with Maria Schneider. Check it out:

https://www.minnpost.com/artscape/2015/09/maria-schneider-her-hometown-windom-leading-band-and-working-david-bowie

Here is a link to Mara Schneider's bio, from her website : http://www.mariaschneider.com/about.aspx






BLiME Blues Lesson




Check out our YouTube video from the 2013 Pennsylvania Music Educator's Annual In-service Conference.