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|2009 - All State Jazz Bands
The 2009 South Dakota All State Jazz Band is financially
supported the South Dakota Bandmasters Association. This year the
South Dakota High School Activities Association is also
co-sponsoring the event. This year's festival dates are May 7th -
9th, 2009. All rehearsals and the finale concert are held at the new
Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD.
The finale concert will begin at 7:30pm in the NSU Theatre on
Saturday May 9th, 2009.
The 2009 guest directors are Fred Sturm and Patty Darling from
the University of Wisconsin in Appleton, and Mike Tomaro from
Students are selected into one of several jazz ensembles based upon
their performance on their audition tapes or CD. The audition
materials will be made available in January of 2009 along with
deadlines and other pertinent information.
For any additional information concerning the SD All State Jazz
Band, please contact Dennis McDermott at Aberdeen Central HS at
SD Band Masters Association
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and results from past years.