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The All-Virginia Jazz Ensemble Auditions are quickly approaching.  Students interested in jazz are encouraged to consider auditioning for this year’s ensembles. VBODA has introduced a second All-Virginia Jazz Ensemble, so there are opportunities for more students than ever before.


Sign-Up and $25.20 Fee (check only to Maggie Walker Music Boosters) Deadline is 3:30 p.m., Fri, Sep 15, 2016.

By signing up, you are responsible for paying $25.20 fee whether you audition or not. The audition fee will be reimbursed by the Music Boosters to those who audition. Students interested in auditioning should sign up using the sign up sheet located on the column in rm 124.

Students that audition earn a 100 playing test grade as extra credit.

Audition Materials and all details are available on the VBODA website. The Audition Etude and Accompaniment Recordings are available as well as registration forms and other resources.

Auditions will be held at various sites across the commonwealth on Oct. 1st - 10th, 2017.

For students that successfully audition into the All Virginia Jazz Ensemble, the culminating activity is the All Virginia Jazz Ensemble Event, consisting of rehearsals with guest conductors.

The All-Virginia Jazz Ensemble event will take place at the Homestead on Tuesday-Thursday, November 14-16, 2017 in Hot Springs, VA. The performances will be given as part of the Virginia Music Educators Association Conference in Hot Springs, Virginia on Thursday, November 16th.

Students & Parents: Information about the schedule, housing will be forthcoming.