St Francis of Assisi Primary School

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Rehearsal day & time

Mondays, 6.15 – 7.15pm

Click here for Ensemble Rehearsal Dates 2018-19

Playing level

This high level ensemble is open to wind, brass, percussion and keyboard players equivalent to Grade 5+.
The ensemble supports and nurtures jazz technique including improvisation.

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 plays in Norwich Jazz Club.

The ensemble was awarded Outstanding at the Norfolk County Music Festival 2019.

“Give it a go, it’s a great place to start and you could onto great things, like some of the group’s alumni. It helps playing and general confidence, so just go for it!” – Josh & Michael, players

How to join

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

Register online

Contact, 01603 307710

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