Jazz Ensemble


The Jazz ensemble is an auditioned ensemble for those students who enjoy the art of improvisation! We perform at Jazz competitions in the spring and at all of our school concerts. Jazz I and Jazz II also have the privilege of attending the annual International Jazz Festival on the campus of the University of Reno, Nevada April 26-29!

* Pre-requisite for jazz ensemble concurrent enrollment in 0 period Marching Band/ Orchestra

(For Jazz Audition material click here )

Auditions June 1 & 2

After school for 9th graders, dunring class for current members.

3:30-5pm in the YLHS Band Room


2016-2017 Jazz I



Jazz I

Altos: Justin Conk, Natalie Suvarnasuddhi

Tenors: Chris Wu, Ernesto Madrid

Bari: Amand Kim

Trumpets:  Michael Frelly, Andrew Caballero, Antonio Esteban, Avery Brey

Trombones:  Adam Carillo, Meghan Mortensen, Sara Haas, DJ Stowell


Piano - Kaelyn Bremer

Drums - Matthew Arsenault

Bass - Emily Takashima, Chris Li





Jazz II

Altos: Harrison Lane, Ethan Johnson

Tenors: Jessica Gutierrez, Spencer DeNiro

Bari: isabelle Montellano


Trumpets: Christian Cordts, Kyle Luke, Andrew Krohn, Gunnar Tolbert

Trombones: Rachael Kinoshita, Cassidy Galvin, Amanda Kim, Rachel Verpooten, Emily Takashima

Piano: Addie Aguilar

Drums:Brandon Liem, Dylan Petrosheck

Bass: Jacob Hagan


Bincins C. Garcia- Director;  Richard Watson-Jazz Studies; John Hallman-Asst. Director

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