Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The Lower Moreland Music Boosters hosted a Pasta Dinner where donations were made to help the team go to the Swing Jazz Fest in Savannah, Georgia.
Throughout the year the Lower Moreland Music Boosters host a variety of events in an effort to raise money for the talented music program at Lower Moreland High School. Earlier this month the boosters hosted a pasta dinner fundraiser to help with costs to send the students to Savannah, Georgia next week to compete in the national Swing Jazz Festival. With the help of the community, they were able to raise $3,000. "The Pasta Dinner was a great success thanks to the Lower Moreland community, volunteers and donors, raising over $3,000 for the LMHS Jazz Ensemble to help with the costs of traveling to Savannah" Cindy Ahern said. Lower Moreland was one of 12 schools across the country selected to participate in the event. It is the second …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Wycliffe Gordon will be coming to Lower Morealnd High School on Feb. 21 to help the Jazz Ensemble before its national competition in Savannah, Georgia.
As part of their acceptance to the "Swing Central Jazz Festival" in Savannah, Georgia, the Lower Moreland Jazz Ensemble will be receiving a guest clinic by renowned jazz trombone player Wycliffe Gordon. Gordon, who is a clinician in the festival, will come to the High School on Feb. 21 for a two-and-a-half-hour session to get the the LM musicians ready for the festival. It will take place in the High School band room from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Lower Moreland Jazz Ensemble was selected as one of only 12 high school jazz ensembles from across the country to be invited to perform in this festival after submitting a recorded audition to the Swing Central Jazz judges. LM also qualified for the competition last year under the direction of …
Friday, January 11, 2013
The Lower Moreland Jazz Ensemble was one of 12 bands in the country to be selected, and this marks the second year in a row LM will travel to Georgia.
Friday, January 11
The Lower Moreland High School Jazz Ensemble has been selected (for the second year in a row) as one of 12 bands in the country to participate in the Swing Central Jazz Festival in Savannah, Georgia, from March 27 to March 30. The 12 ensembles were selected by judges using an anonymous audition process. The Jazz Ensemble will receive a clinic here at the High School in February with one of the esteemed jazz musicians from the festival. They will then travel to Savannah, Georgia to participate in three days of clinics, workshops, concerts and performances with some of the greatest jazz musicians in the world. 2011: Lower Moreland performs at Swing Central Jazz Festival Twelve of the nation’s top high school jazz bands have been selected …