Upper School Jazz Combo to Compete at State Jazz Festival

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For the fourth consecutive year, the Upper School Jazz Combo will represent Waynflete at the Maine State High School Instrumental Jazz Festival on Friday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. The event is open to the public.

This is due to their strong showing at the District II Jazz Festival on Friday, February 26 at Lake Region High School in Naples. Julian Abbott ’18 (tenor sax), Eliza Cox ’18 (alto sax), and Jack Weston ’16 (piano) each received a Maine Music Educators Association Jazz Festival Award as excellent soloists.

High School Instrumental State Jazz Festival performance schedule – Friday, March 11

6:30 p.m. – Combo performs in Lecture Hall
7:00-10:30 p.m. – Division 3 Combo Performances
10:30 p.m. – Awards

Upper School Jazz Combo Members

Julian Abbott ’18 – Tenor Sax
Owen Ardell ’19 – Baritone Sax
Chris Bergeron ’16 – Drums
Will Black ’17 – Tenor Sax
Eliza Cox ’18 – Alto Sax
Owen Gervais ’17 – Guitar
Julia Hansen ’18 – Upright Bass
Alan Wen ’18 – Alto Sax
Jack Weston ’16 – Piano