Congratulations 2021-22 YJED Members
We look forward to a great year!
(Details will be added as they are available)
Every Monday: Rehearsal 6:30-8:30p
Monroe Middle School, Wheaton IL.
Remaining rehearsals: May 9, May 16, May 23
Wednesday May 18, 2022: Jazz Showcase (Time 7:15pm)
Performance at The Jazz Showcase: 806 S Plymouth Ct., Chicago (Link to map)
6:15-6:45p Arrive at Showcase (allow time for traffic!)
Please plan to also listen to complete 1st set by the Bob Lark Alumni band (from 8:15p to about 9:00p). $15 admission for general public. Fee parking nearby.
Specific date(s) and location(s) to come
Monday Nov. 1, 2021: First rehearsal/parent meeting
First rehearsal 6:30-8:00p, parent meeting 8:00p
Monday May 23: Final Rehearsal 6:30-8:30p
Note different location: WHEATON NORTH HS, 701 W. Thomas Rd. Wheaton 60187. Enter off of Geneva Rd and Morse St.
Sunday January 23, 2022: Winter concert at 4:00pm
Perform at Judson University Thomson Center (Link to map)
Noon Arrival and set-up
1:00pm EE Recording session
2:00pm Pizza Lunch
2:30pm Adam Larson clinic & run-thru
Thursday February 24, 2022: Elmhurst Jazz Festival
11:30am All student musicians are expected to hear the other 4 bands (and the feedback from the guest clinicians) starting at noon. Therefore, plan to arrive on campus by 11:30a for time to park, find Hammerschmidt Chapel and assigned warm-up room, and be seated.
Noon Be seated in Hammerschmidt Chapel to hear the 1st band and clinicians. (YJED is the 5th of 5 bands).
5:30pm Depart after performance by clinicians and the Elmhurst University band.
Mr Blazek will provide additional details as they become available. Note again that all student musicians (and their parents) are responsible for transportation to/from!
Sunday May 15, 2022: Spring concert at 6:30pm
Performance at Immanuel Lutheran Church/School: 300 S. Pathway Ct., Crystal Lake 60014 (Link to map)
5:30pm Warmup/Rehearsal with Kirk Garrison