Kuumbwa Presented Concerts
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Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band & SC Ballet Theatre in Concert
Saturday, April 5, 2014 @ 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Two performances: 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm
Cabrillo Crocker Theater
The Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre presents their annual mixed-repertory concert features the long-awaited revival of Philip Jerry’s poignant “Our Town”. This show is a premiere by our own award-winning resident choreographer Robert Kelley, a commissioned piece by guest choreographer Ilana Goldman, plus the classically beautiful Entrance of the Shades from “La Bayadere”. The show also features a special collaboration with Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band!
The Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band is an all-star ensemble of high school musicians led by noted pianist and composer, Eddie Mendenhall, with assistance from tenor saxophonist, Dillon Baiocchi. Having successfully auditioned, band members attend weekly rehearsals, study complex jazz theory, improvisation and arranging, and learn essential life skills such as communication, cooperation and critical thinking.
Ticket prices range from $12 to $24. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets online.