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TD High School Jazz Intensive

 


The future of Jazz!


Do you know a talented teen that plays Jazz?

Thanks to our generous sponsors at TD Bank Group, the TD High School Jazz Intensive provides high school students in the Lower Mainland with a unique opportunity to be a part of a free nine-day music residency.
Now in its 11th year, in 2014 we welcome back guest conductor Tomeka Reid to lead the program.

Up to 21 talented teens are selected from an extensive audition process open to students in Grades 10-12 from 150 schools across the Lower Mainland. Successful participants:

• Get to feel what it's like to be in a professional Big Band,

• Receive TD Scholarships for continued music studies,

• Compete for the TD Original Composition Contest and the prestigious Dal Richards Scholarship Fund,

• Get complimentary tickets to festival shows and attend workshops with visiting international artists,

• Perform on the main stage at David Lam Park!

Submission deadline: APRIL 30th.
Visit www.coastaljazz.ca/education/td_high_school_jazz_intensive
for complete audition info.




 

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Orkestra Futura Hear it Now 2014:
Strong and Free


Orkestra Futura Presented by the New Orchestra Workshop Society in association with the Coastal Jazz and Blues Society

Celebrating Coat Cooke and his role as the NOW Society’s Artistic Director for over 30 years, Orkestra Futura is proud to pay tribute to the work of this seminal creative artist. Cooke gathers some of his closest colleagues in a presentation of his music.

“The continuing vitality and fecundity of the Vancouver scene has had this worldwide impact - (Orkestra Futura) is one of its crucial parts.” – George E. Lewis

Friday, March 28 @ 8pm
Western Front
303 East 8th Avenue
$20/15 Tickets @ www.nowsociety.org


 
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Coastal Jazz & Blues
The 29th annual TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival will take place June 20 to July 1st, 2014 and is produced by Coastal Jazz & Blues Society


Contact: Coastal Jazz & Blues Society, 2nd Floor, 295 West 7th Ave,
Vancouver, BC. Canada V5Y 1L9 Tel: 604 872 5200 Fax: 604 872 5250

www.coastaljazz.ca