Jazz Band is open to all Seventh Grade and Eighth Grade students who qualify by audition. The Jazz Band seats a select group of musicians and is comprised of the following instrumentation:
Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Electric Guitar, Piano, Bass Guitar and Drum Set. Note: all wind players and percussionists are also required to participate in Concert Band or Symphonic Band.
The Jazz Band rehearses throughout the school year on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. in the WRS Theater with occasional sectionals before/after school (prior to upcoming performances).
The Jazz Band performs at various events throughout the school year. This years's performances include: 7th Grade Fall Band Concert, 8th Grade Winter Band Concert, WRS Band Orientation, Fremd HS Jazz & Java Concert, 6th Grade Visitation, Open House Performance, 8th Grade Spring Band Concert and Elementary School Tour.
The 2019-2020 Jazz Band is comprised of 21 Seventh Grade and Eighth students.