The Bethany College Jazz Ensemble will perform at Minneapolis High School on February 8 at 7 p.m. as part of the North Central Activities Association (NCAA) League Honor Band program. Director of Bethany’s Jazz Ensemble, Doug Talbott, will also serve as clinician and director of the league’s honor band this year.
Students included in the NCAA Honor Band are from the following high schools: Beloit, Ellsworth, Minneapolis, Republic County, Russell, Sacred Heart, and Southeast of Saline. Members of the honor band will attend rehearsals and clinics throughout the afternoon with a concert in the evening. Bethany’s Jazz Ensemble will open the concert at 7 p.m.
The Bethany College Jazz Ensemble performs on campus several times a year and often tours to surrounding areas. The band performs the very best in jazz, rock and popular music within a concert framework. In the past, the ensemble has participated in the Wichita Jazz Festival.