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Wind and Jazz Ensembles Earn Top Honors at Atlanta Symphony Hall

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Members of the wind and jazz ensembles traveled to Atlanta this week to participate in the Dixie Classic Festival held at Atlanta Symphony Hall. The wind ensemble received a superior rating for their performance. They also received awards for best woodwinds, best brass, and best percussion.  All of the soloists and seniors were recognized for their achievements on stage.  Finally, the Wind Ensemble was named Grand Champion of the Festival.

Wind Ensemble Repertoire :
Battle of Shiloh
Symphony No. 3 Barnes
Festive Overture

Rating of 98.5 to be named Grand Champion of the Dixie Classic Festival

The Jazz Ensemble received a superior rating for their performance.   The Jazz Ensemble also received the rare complimentary comments from Georgia State University professors during clinics at the Dixie Classic Festival in Atlanta, GA.

Jazz Ensemble Repertoire:
Don’t Git Sassy as performed by the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Band
Sophisticated Lady as performed by the U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note
Whirly Bird as performed by the Count Basie Orchestra

Rating of 97.0 to take Superior and Champion of the Dixie Classic Festival

  Congratulations to all of the students for their hard work and dedication.

Tarpon Springs Jazz Ensemble Atlanta Symphony Hall

2015 Tarpon Springs Jazz Ensemble @ Atlanta Symphony Hall

2015 Tarpon Springs Jazz Ensemble on Stage Atlanta Symphony Hall

2015 Tarpon Springs Jazz Ensemble on Stage Atlanta Symphony Hall

 

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2015 Tarpon Springs Wind Ensemble Atlanta Symphony Hall

2015 Tarpon Springs Wind Ensemble

2015 Tarpon Springs Wind Ensemble having fun @ the CNN building

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