Ensemble Login


City of Norwich School

Rehearsal day & time

Mondays, 6.10 – 7.20pm

Playing level

This high level ensemble is open to wind, brass, percussion and keyboard players equivalent to Grade 6-8+.
The ensemble supports and nurtures jazz technique including improvisation.

Aimed at pupils in years 9-13 .

Conductor & coaching staff

Geraldine Evans
Kit Cecconi


Big band to modern jazz

Quotes or recent highlights

The ensemble has played alongside jazz stars Wynton Marsalis and Freddie Gavita, who is also an alumni of the ensemble, and has previously opened for NYJO at Norwich Playhouse. The band has also played in Norwich Jazz Club.

The ensemble was awarded Outstanding at the Norfolk County Music Festival 2019 and 2020, and performed in Birmingham for the Music for Youth National Festival 2019.

Most recently, players took part in a Masterclass with BBC Big Band.

How to join

New players welcome throughout the year via audition. Trombones & trumpets especially welcome to become a big band.


Contact music.service@norfolk.gov.uk, 01603 303348

<< Back to ensembles