Annual BIG BAND DANCE just around the corner!

Annual BIG BAND DANCE just around the corner!

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The Norris Music Boosters will host the "BIG BAND DANCE" featuring the Norris Jazz Band on Friday, April 4th from 7:00-10:00 p.m.  Individuals can come early from 6:00-7:00 for free dance lessons.  The dance will be held in the High School North Gym.  There will also be a Prize Wheel Raffle and Photo Booth and Coffee & Desserts will be available.   Admission is $5 in advance (available at the High School Office), or $7 at the door.  This years event is co-sponsored by the VOICE NEWS.


The Norris Jazz Band is an auditioned group of instrumentalists which are currently memebers of the Norris Concert Band. The Jazz Band offers many performance opportunities throughout the school year, including one concert in the fall and two concerts in the spring semester. This group also travels to local jazz festivals in southeastern Nebraska, performing at competitions such as the Bellevue East, Norfolk, and Hastings Jazz Festivals. The highlight of the year is the annual Big Band Dance for the community, featuring songs from the big band swing era. The Jazz Band repertoire includes styles from standard swing to latin and rock. Student musicians participating in this group also have opportunities for solo improvisation and small combo ensembles.



The Norris High School Band has established itself as one of the top band programs in the region. Norris Bands have competed...