The Jazz Band program at Upper Moreland High School has a strong tradition of musical excellence. UMHS currently maintains two jazz ensembles - Jazz Band One and Jazz Band Two. Both jazz bands are audition based ensembles that study and perform a wide range of jazz music. Jazz Band One has been a perennial finalist in the top division of the Cavalcade of Bands jazz circuit, and has been consistently recognized with Superior festival ratings.
Rehearsals and Performances
Check the online Band Calendar for the latest schedule information.
Auditions for the jazz bands are held annually and take place shortly following the end of marching band season. Auditions packets are available from the band office. Jazz Band instrumentation typically includes Alto Sax (2-3), Tenor Sax (2), Bari Sax (1), Trumpet (5), Trombone (4-5), Guitar (1-2), Bass (1-2), Keyboard (1-2), Vibes (1) and Drums (1-2).