Jazz Ensembles

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We feature several Jazz ensembles:

  • at Lakota West High School there is a curricular Jazz Band and a curricular Jazz Combo,
  • at Lakota West Freshman School there is a curricular Jazz Band and
  • at Ridge and Plains Junior Schools there are extracurricular Jazz bands for eighth graders as well as second-semester seventh graders.

During the 2017-18 school year, performance schedule is:

  • Monday, November 13: Fall Jazz Concert at Lakota West High School. 6:00  – East groups, 7:30pm – West groups
  • Thursday, November 30: Lakota Jazz Festival at East High School. 6:00 – West Groups, 7:45pm – East groups
  • Friday, December 8: Annual LW Swing Dance featuring high school-level Jazz ensembles from 7:30 to 10pm at the Lakota West High School West Side Diner
  • Saturday, April 21: Annual Jazz ‘n Cakes featuring all LW junior- and high school-level Jazz ensembles from 8am to 12 noon in the Lakota West High School West Side Diner.
  • Wednesday, May 9: Spring Jazz Concert at East High School. 6:00pm – West groups, 7:30pm – East groups