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2013-2014 Auditions- Auditions for the 2013-2014 school year will take place May 4th & 8th. Please go to the audition info. page to download materials & learn audition requirements. Fullerton College JazzFest Results 3/23/13- -Combo A, 1st place unanimous superior (97%). Outstanding musicianship
awards to: Kurtis Shaffer, Nicolas Calle, Sean Elliott & Zach Siegel -Jazz band, superior rating and outstanding musicianship awards to: Kurtis Shaffer & Francisco Jo -Combo B, excellent rating (2 points away from superior) & outstanding musicianship awards to: Felix Lee & Nick Barnes Irvine JazzFest Results 3/16/13- Combo A, combo division- 1st place Combo B, combo division- 3rd place Jazz Band, big band division- 4th place Outstanding soloist awards to: Nick Barnes, Francisco Jo & Kurtis Shaffer Congrats to Kurtis for earning the OVERALL BEST SOLOIST award in the entire division! Music In the Parks Results 3/9/13- Symphonic band superior 90%, 1st place Band II Wind ensemble superior 96%, 1st place Band I Intermediate Orch. Excellent 86%, 1st place Orchestra II Advanced orch. Superior 100%!!!!, 1st place Orchestra I Jazz band superior 94%, 1st place Jazz Band
SCSBOA (Oceanside) Results 3/8/13- Advanced Orchestra- Unanimous Superior (Class AA) Intermediate Orchestra- Excellent Rating (Class A) 2 excellent & 2 superior Wind Ensemble- Excellent Rating (Class A) 2 excellent & 2 superior 2012 Festival/Competition Results: SCSBOA REGIONALS festival in Ontario, CA Wind Ensemble- Unanimous Superior, A category
Advanced Orchestra- Unanimous Superior, AA category SCSBOA (Southern CA School Band & Orchestra Assocation) Festival @ El Camino High School 3/8 & 3/9 Advanced Orchestra- Unanimous Superior AA (Collegiate Category), Wind Ensemble- Unanimous Superior, A Category, Intermediate Orchestra- Excellent, A category. Irvine Jazz Festival 3/17 TP Jazz Band 4th place, superior rating & Outstanding Solosits to: Donnie Laudicina, Cindy Choe. TP Combo A 3rd place & Superior rating. Most Outstanding Solosit for entire division awarded to Donnie Laudicina! Fullerton College Festival 3/24 TP Jazz Band 1st place, superior rating. Solosits awards: Francisco Jo & Donnie Laudicina. TP Combo A 3rd place & superior rating. Soloist awards: Francisco Jo, Cindy Choe, Sean Elliott SDA Jazz Festival 4/21TP Jazz Band Unanimous Superior Rating, Solo recognition to: Donnie Laudicina & Francisco Jo, TP Combo A Unanimous Superior Rating & TP Combo B Superior Rating New Orleans Heritage Festival 4/28- Superior Rating, 2nd place. SCSBOA regionals May 18th- Wind Ensemble Unanimous Superior (Class A) & Advanced Orchestra Unanimous Superior (Class A) Music in the Parks Festival May 26th- Symphonic Band 1st place (concert band II), Wind Ensemble 2nd place (concert band I), Intermediate Orchestra 1st place (string orchestra II), Advanced Orchestra 1st place (string orchestra I), Advanced Orchestra also received an award for the best overall ensemble. Recordings @ Studio West: Just before the end of the 2010-2011 school year the Advanced Orchestra & Jazz Band recorded albums at Studio West (9 tracks each). They turned out great and we still have some available for purchase. Please see Mrs. Willcox if you would like to purchase one for $20. (below are two jazz band videos from Studio west and two audio clips of the Advanced Orchestra. Enjoy!
TP Jazz Band Videos! Thanks to Maya Pilevsky & Studio West
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