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    Murray Avenue Music

    Murray Avenue School  
    JAZZ BAND
      

     

       

    Attention 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Students: The Murray Avenue Jazz Band is open to any saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, bass, or drum set player.  Students interested in auditioning need to join the Google Classroom using the code: n9pc2v

     

     

    Audition Requirements:

    • Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
    • Major Scales (up to 4 sharps and 4 flats, 2 octaves when possible)
    • Sight-reading

     

    Due DVates:

    -Upload your best recording of “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore” to Step 1 Assignment by Friday, September 27th

     

    -Upload your best recording of the required scales to Step 2 Assignment by Friday, September 27th.

     

    - Sight-read an unfamiliar tune during W.I.N. period in the week of 9/30-10/4.  Sign up for your sight-reading day and time in September.

     

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    The Murray Avenue Jazz Band rehearses before school on Thursdays at 7 AM.  Please reach out to Ms. Lillie-Beck with any questions: mlillie-beck@lmtsd.org.  Best wishes!

     

     

     

    Director:
     Ms. Michelle Lillie-Beck
    Ms. Lillie-Beck's Phone Number:
     215-938-0230 ext. 3215
    Ms. Lillie-Beck's Email Address:
    Description of Club/Activity:
     
    Meeting Dates/Times:
     Ensemble Rehearsal: 7AM EVERY Thursday
    Sectionals: during WIN period (mandatory)
    Link to Schedules:
     MAS Bands Rehearsal and Performance Schedule
    Past Awards:
     2013-2018: Awarded "Superior" rating at High Note Music Festival, 2019: Awarded "Excellent" rating at Music in the Parks Festival
    Recordings