A spotlight on some of the best jazz combos and big bands in our local schools
Coastal Jazz supports and celebrates the many aspiring young jazz musicians in music education programs in our local schools.
The Sounds of Youth Stage featured some of the best high school big bands and jazz combos in Metro Vancouver. These groups performed for the general public at the opening Downtown Jazz Weekend of the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival.
Participating ensembles were invited to play through a curated selection process by a small jury made up of music educators along with the Coastal Jazz Programming Department.
Thank you to Bob Rebagliati, our sponsor Tom Lee Music, and our community supporters: The Surrey School Board and Envision Music Festival, The Kiwanis Music Festival, and the Vancouver School Board.
Please check back for the full schedule for 2017 Sounds of Youth.