The Jazz Ensemble, led by conductor, Eric Bolvin, is one of SJYS’s newest groups and now in its seventh season! It is an advanced ensemble for high school and very advanced middle school students. The band features saxophone, trumpet, trombone and rhythm sections, and plays swing, blues, Latin, rock, funk and ballad styles. The musicians also spend time working on improvisation.
Rehearsals are held every Saturday from 11 am – 12:30 am, at Faith Lutheran Church (FLC), located at 16548 Ferris Avenue, Los Gatos (map)
The Jazz Ensemble performs two concerts each season and did performwith the SJYS Philharmonic Orchestra last season at their Spring Concert on March 26th, 2022, at the California Theatre, in downtown San Jose. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students and seniors.