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Hackney Youth Jazz Ensembles

February 26 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Hackney Junior Jazz Ensemble – Wednesdays 4:30 – 6pm

Session leaders:  Gerry Hunt and Jonny Enser

Entry Criteria:

    1. Applicants should be minimum Yr5+ (primary) or Yr7+ (secondary)
    2. Grade 2 standard or higher – no need for the exam to be taken, equivalent standard via teacher or school recommendation is acceptable
    3. The ability to sight-read is desirable but not essential. However, members are encouraged to continue developing this important and valuable skill.
    4. Applicants will be invited to an informal assessment as part of
    5. Applicants must either live in the borough of Hackney or attend a Hackney school/college/academy.
    6. HJJE may also accept ‘associate members’ from neighbouring borough’s music education hubs. In this instance, with the exception of ‘5’ above, all other membership criteria apply. In addition, ‘associate members’ are subject to a higher fee than those meeting criteria ‘5’.

Hackney Creative Jazz Ensemble – Wednesdays 5 – 7pm

Session leaders: Gerry Hunt and Justin Pickett

Entry Criteria:

      1. Applicants must be aged 11 – 18yrs (Year 7 students and above) and be of Grade 5 performance examination standard or higher. The ability to sight-read is desirable but not essential. However, members are encouraged to continue developing this important and valuable skill.
      2. All applicants must attend an informal audition prior to entry, as part of the assessment for membership process.
      3. Applicants must either live in the borough of Hackney or attend a Hackney school/college/academy.
      4. HCJE may also accept ‘associate members’ from neighbouring borough’s music education hubs. In this instance, with the exception of ‘3’ above, all other membership criteria apply. In addition, ‘associate members’ are subject to a higher fee than those meeting criteria ‘3’.

Where: Both ensembles rehearse at The City Academy, Hackney. Homerton Row, London E9 6EB

For more information, please visit our Ensembles Section.

Details

Date:
February 26
Time:
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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