Jazz Ensembles Audition Information

Jazz Ensembles Audition Information

Membership in the Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble and Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble II is by annual auditions held in the fall for the upcoming season. Each musician, whether new or returning, must audition each year.

Participation in TYJE is for advanced musicians, grades 8 - 12, and in TYJE II for intermediate musicians, grades 6 - 12.

Auditions for TYJE and TYJE II will take placeAugust 24, 2014at St. Ambrose Episcopal Church, Raleigh.

Hello Jazz Students:
The TYJE and TYJE II Summer Session ended with a great concertMondaynight!
Now everyone is looking forward to the new regular season which begins with auditionson Sunday, Aug. 24. (see above and go to thehttp://www.philharmonic-association.org/ Look on the left column for regular season registration and jazz excerpts) Please Register Early to reserve a spot.

This will be a great year for you to participate for TEN reasons!

First:TYJE and TYJE II get better and better every year.

Second:TYJE has one of the top rhythm sections and some of the top horn players in the region returning.

Third:Clinics with Dr. Ron Carter, one of the most esteemed jazz educators in the world.

Fourth:TYJE plays authentic music from the Duke Ellington and Count Basie libraries.

Fifth:TYJE has the potential of being selected as the top community band in the Southeast which leads to a competition at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City

Sixth:TYJE has a competition at the UNC Chapel Hill Jazz Festival

Seventh:TYJE II is great training ground for young jazz musicians and both TYJE and TYJE II perform a concert at the Cary Arts Center in the fall and at the NC Museum of History in the spring.

Eighth: TYJE and TYJE II are expanding! There will now be three ensembles: The Jazz Lab will be a training ground forless experiencedmusicians.

Ninth:We have a new regular rehearsal space where the drums and piano will remain set up.

Tenth:We play Jazz, America’s Original Music!

If you have any questions please write:
TYJE Director: Dr. Gregg Gelb,gregg@carolinajazz.com
TYJE II Director: Lisa Burn,burntrumpet@gmail.com
Margaret Partridge, Ex. Director of the Philharmonic Association,margpart@gmail.com