The Moores School Jazz Program will be on full display at the 2016 Texas Music Educator’s Convention. We invite you to join us on Thursday, February 11 at 11:30 AM in Lila Cockrell Theater as the Moores School of Music Wind Ensemble performs under the direction of David Bertman. The Moores School Wind Ensemble features many current and former students of the MSM Jazz Program along with a strong relationship with Director of Jazz Noe Marmolejo.
On Friday, February 12 at 9:30 PM the Moores School of Music will host its annual Alumni Reunion at the Hilton Palacio Del Rio. Please join Noe Marmolejo, members of the MSM Jazz Orchestra, and former members of the Jazz Orchestra as we reunite and celebrate the accomplishments of the Moores School of Music. Tickets are free to the event, but an RSVP is required. It can be found HERE.
Saturday February 13 will feature a clinic by Director of Jazz Studies Noe Marmolejo featuring members of the MSM Jazz Orchestra. The clinic will take place at 12:30 – 1:30 PM in the Convention Center Stars At Night Ballroom 4. Titled Developing the Fundamentally Sound Jazz Ensemble, Marmolejo will cover vocal inflection vs. rhythmic conception, articulation strategies, rhythm section, and tuning. With members of the MSM Jazz Orchestra, he will highlight how to solve some typical practice issues that arise with new jazz groups. A discussion on how to solve basic jazz performance problems will follow. Make sure to stop by these events and interact with the Moores School Jazz Program.