Regular rehearsals will take place on Sundays, 1:30 – 3:30 pm at Price Music Center, NCSU. The 3:45 – 4:45 hour will be used on a regular basis for sectional rehearsals or master classes. Each member should plan to stay later at least once a month. The precise schedule TBD.
Musicians must make a serious commitment to attending the weekly rehearsals detailed in the calendar below and abide by the attendance requirements in the Jazz Ensembles Handbook. Everyone is expected to be ready to play at the beginning of a scheduled rehearsal and at the call time before a performance.
No one will be excused from a dress rehearsal or concert unless it is for severe illness or death in the family.
Social and Parent Meeting: September 8, 3:45-4:45 (after rehearsal), NCSU
Concert United Arts Council: October 12, 2019, 8:00pm
Duck Jazz Festival: October 13, 2019, Duck NC
Fall Dress Rehearsal: November 9, 2019, 1:45-2:45, Cary Arts Center Theatre, 101 Dry Ave, Cary, NC 27511
with Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra: November 9, 2019, 7:30 pm, Temple Theatre 120 Carthage St, Sanford, NC 27330
Fall Concert: November 10, 2019, 4:00, Cary Arts Center Theatre, 101 Dry Ave, Cary, NC 27511
First Night: December 31, 2019
Essentially Ellington Recording: January 19th and 26th
Classics and Cuisine: February 15, 4:30 – 8:30 Temple Beth Or
UNC Chapel Hill Jazz Festival: February 22, 2020, UNC Chapel Hill
Spring Concert: March 7, 2020, Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem Street, Apex, NC 27502
UNC Fayetteville Jazz Festival: April 4, 2020
Wendell Concert: April 26, 2020, 7:00pm
Tentative Jazz at Lincoln Center: May 6 – 10, 2020
Fall Concert: Tickets at $10 for adults and $5 for children are sold through the Town of Cary. Advance tickets are available in person at The Cary (Movie) Theater Box Office,122 E. Chatham St. Cary, NC 27511 Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.The Town is opening the Box Office in the Cary Arts Center one hour before the concert.Tickets are also available online for an extra charge through Etix
Spring Concert: Tickets at $15 for adults and $5 for children are sold through the Town of Apex.
Fall Dress and Concert Instructions
Dress Rehearsal 11/9 Arrive at the Cary Arts Center at 1:30 and unpack in Dressing Rooms A/B off the the Green Room downstairs. TYJE will rehearse from 1:45-2:45.
Concert 11/10 Arrive at the Cary Arts Center at 3:30 and warm-up in loading dock and hallway. Come in concert hall just before 4:00, sitting in Row B. Bass and bari can be left backstage. Map of Cary Arts Center
only required for the concert, not dress rehearsal, and is as follows:
Black pants (no jeans), black jacket, white long-sleeved shirt, long red tie, black socks and black shoes. Girls may wear a white blouse with black pants or skirt.
Jazz Ensemble Handbook
Members and families should read and agree to the terms in the Jazz Ensembles Handbook.
Annual Participation Fees
Checks in the amount of $430 are payable to Philharmonic Association, or PA, Inc.
The Philharmonic Association, Inc.
PO Box 782
Cary, North Carolina 27512
Need based financial assistance is available.