Jazz Band

  • 23-24 WRS Jazz Band

  • 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 6:50 a.m. to 7:30 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 year's performances include: 7th Grade Fall Band Concert, 8th Grade Winter Band Concert, 7th Grade March Madness Band Concert, Palatine HS Spring Jazz Band Concert, Open House Performance and 8th Grade Spring Band Concert.

    The 2023-2024 Jazz Band is comprised of 16 Seventh Grade and Eighth students.