KingSpry is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the 10th Annual SteelStacks High School Jazz Band Showcase.
Scholastic jazz groups from Pennsylvania and New Jersey will perform in front of a live audience and judging panel comprised of music educators.
This annual competition is a music-in-education partnership between ArtsQuest and the Moravian University Music Department’s Jazz Studies Program. Preliminaries are set Feb. 20 and Sun., Feb.27 with finals to be held on Sun, March 27 at 4 p.m.
“Our law firm is exceedingly proud of our partnership with ArtsQuest and the High School Jazz Band Showcase,” said John Freund, KingSpry Education Law Practice Chair. “Music is a gateway to so many great things, and it is a great feeling to know we’re helping these students have a fantastic experience that will launch them toward a bright future.”
Musician and Special Education attorney Ryan Fields will participate once again in the finals. He noted, “These are performances that stay with you for many years, and I can’t wait to hear what these up-and-coming musicians have in store for us throughout the competition.”
Scheduled competitors for Sun., Feb 20 noon session include Kutztown High School, The Hill School, LaSalle College High School Band, LaSalle College High School – Lab Band and Delaware Valley High School (Pa.). Sun., Feb 20 4 p.m., session include Bangor Area High School, Wilson Area High School, William Tennent High School and Delaware Valley High School (N.J.).
Scheduled competitors for Sun., Feb. 27 noon session include Brandywine Heights High School, Upper Moreland High School, Central Bucks High School South, North Penn High School Columbia Jazz Band, North Penn High School Navy Jazz Band and Warren Hills High School. Sun., Feb. 27 4 p.m., session include Freedom High School, Quakertown High School, Pocono Mountain East High School, Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts, Saucon Valley High School and Easton High School.
Best of luck to all the participating schools!!