February 12, 2022

JAZZ IN THE SCHOOLS: 2023

Hosted by the RJO and Department of Music, UNR

Clinic & Event Schedule
02/11/2023

Jazz in the Schools Information (Tap to view)

  • Date: Saturday, February 11, 2023
  • Location: UNR, Church Fine Arts Building, University Arts Building
  • Format: Check in at the Check-in Table in the hallway of Church Fine Arts near the Virginia St. Main Entrance
    • 15 minute warm-up
    • 15 minute performance
    • 30 minute feedback clinic
    • 50 minute improvisation clinics
    • 1 clinician
  • Equipment Provided:
    • drum set + cymbals
    • Vibraphone
    • Congas
    • Guitar Amp
    • Bass Amp Piano
    • Not provided: small percussion instruments
    • No drum set in the warm-up room.
  • Provide Scores to Clinician: Optional
  • Arrival/Departure Times: Please let me know your school’s approximate arrival and departure times so that we can anticipate the approximate number of people we will have in the building.
  • Vibes/Congas/Other: Please let us know if you will need vibes, congas or have any other equipment need.
  • Lunch Option: NAfME will be selling pizza for lunch.
  • 12pm RYJO/RJO Performance: At Nightingale Concert Hall. Student performers & directors will receive free tickets.

RYJO/RJO Sound Check: 11:30-12:00
RYJO/RJO Performance featuring Julian Tanaka: 12:00-1:00 at Nightingale Concert hall
Church Fine Arts Building

Student Jam Session: 6:30-8:30 at Laughing Planet Cafe - 941 N. Virginia St.

Church Fine Arts Building Warm-Up in Room 110
Hall Concert Hall Warm-Up on Stage, University Arts Building
(Tap the school name from the list below for details)

Alder Creek Middle School

  • Director: Natalia Tomasello
  • Improv Clinic: Session 1
  • Warm Up: 7:40
  • Travel: On Stage
  • Performance: 8:00 - 8:20
  • Feedback: 8:20 - 8:50
  • Room: 112, Church Fine Arts
  • Clinician: Josh Murray

Improvisation Clinics Session 1: 10:00-10:50 in rooms 143, 144, and the Hall Concert Hall, University Arts Building

Billinghurst Middle School

  • Director: Nathan Myers
  • Improv Clinic: Session 1
  • Warm Up: 7:55
  • Travel: 5
  • Performance: 8:20 - 8:40
  • Feedback: 8:40 - 9:10
  • Room: 14, Church Fine Arts
  • Clinician: Julian Tanaka

Improvisation Clinics Session 1: 10:00-10:50 in rooms 143, 144, and the Hall Concert Hall, University Arts Building

Carson High School

  • Director: Nick Jacques
  • Improv Clinic: Session 2
  • Warm Up: 10:20
  • Travel: 5
  • Performance: 10:45-11:10
  • Feedback: 11:10-11:40
  • Room: 112, Church Fine Arts
  • Clinician: Molly Redfield

Improvisation Clinics Session 2: 1:30-2:20pm in rooms 143, 144, and the Hall Concert Hall, University Arts Building

Carson Middle School

  • Director: Stephanie Van Orman
  • Improv Clinic: Session 2
  • Warm Up: 9:15
  • Travel: 5
  • Performance: 9:40-10:00
  • Feedback: 10:00-10:30
  • Room: 14, Church Fine Arts
  • Clinician: Molly Redfield

Improvisation Clinics Session 2: 1:30-2:20pm in rooms 143, 144, and the Hall Concert Hall, University Arts Building

Damonte Ranch High School Blue

  • Director: Christi Blahnik
  • Improv Clinic: Session 2
  • Warm Up: 10:50
  • Travel: On Stage
  • Performance: 11:05 - 11:25
  • Feedback: 11:25 - 11:55
  • Room: On Stage, Hall Concert Hall, Hall Concert Hall
  • Clinician: Gary Mayne

Improvisation Clinics Session 2: 1:30-2:20pm in rooms 143, 144, and the Hall Concert Hall, University Arts Building

Damonte Ranch High School Green

  • Director: Christi Blahnik
  • Improv Clinic: Session 2
  • Warm Up: 2:25
  • Travel: On Stage
  • Performance: 2:45 - 2:05
  • Feedback: 3:05 - 3:35
  • Room: On Stage, Hall Concert Hall, Hall Concert Hall
  • Clinician: Gary Mayne

Improvisation Clinics Session 2: 1:30-2:20pm in rooms 143, 144, and the Hall Concert Hall, University Arts Building

Depoali Middle School / Jazz 7

  • Director: Dan Barthel
  • Improv Clinic: Session 1
  • Warm Up: 8:15
  • Travel: 5
  • Performance: 8:40 - 9:00
  • Feedback: 9:00 - 9:30
  • Room: 112, Church Fine Arts
  • Clinician: Molly Redfield

Improvisation Clinics Session 1: 10:00-10:50 in rooms 143, 144, and the Hall Concert Hall, University Arts Building

Depoali Middle School / Jazz 8

  • Director: Dan Barthel
  • Improv Clinic: Session 2
  • Warm Up: 10:00
  • Travel: 5
  • Performance: 10:25-10:45
  • Feedback: 10:45-11:15
  • Room: 14, Church Fine Arts
  • Clinician: Julian Tanaka

Improvisation Clinics Session 2: 1:30-2:20pm in rooms 143, 144, and the Hall Concert Hall, University Arts Building

Desert Skies Middle School

  • Director: Tim Wood
  • Improv Clinic: Session 1
  • Warm Up: 7:40
  • Travel: On Stage
  • Performance: 8:00 - 8:20
  • Feedback: 8:20 - 8:50
  • Room: On Stage, Hall Concert Hall
  • Clinician: Gary Mayne

Improvisation Clinics Session 1: 10:00-10:50 in rooms 143, 144, and the Hall Concert Hall, University Arts Building

Herz Middle School

  • Director: Jack Scarbrough
  • Improv Clinic: Session 1
  • Warm Up: 8:40
  • Travel: On Stage
  • Performance: 9:00 - 9:20
  • Feedback: 9:20 - 9:50
  • Room: On Stage, Hall Concert Hall, Hall Concert Hall
  • Clinician: Gary Mayne

Improvisation Clinics Session 1: 10:00-10:50 in rooms 143, 144, and the Hall Concert Hall, University Arts Building

Incline High School

  • Director: Nick Bentz
  • Improv Clinic: Session 1
  • Warm Up: 1:10
  • Travel: 5
  • Performance: 1:35-1:55
  • Feedback: 1:55-2:25
  • Room: 14, Church Fine Arts
  • Clinician: Josh Murray

Improvisation Clinics Session 1: 10:00-10:50 in rooms 143, 144, and the Hall Concert Hall, University Arts Building

McQueen High School

  • Director: Nathan Williams
  • Improv Clinic: Session 2
  • Warm Up: 8:55
  • Travel: 5
  • Performance: 9:20-9:40
  • Feedback: 9:40-10:10
  • Room: 112, Church Fine Arts
  • Clinician: Julian Tanaka

Improvisation Clinics Session 2: 1:30-2:20pm in rooms 143, 144, and the Hall Concert Hall, University Arts Building

McQueen Orchestra

  • Director: Kenny Baker
  • Improv Clinic: Session 1
  • Warm Up: 1:40
  • Travel: 5
  • Performance: 2:05-2:25
  • Feedback: 2:25-3:10
  • Room: On Stage, Hall Concert Hall
  • Clinician: Molly Redfield

Improvisation Clinics Session 1: 10:00-10:50 in rooms 143, 144, and the Hall Concert Hall, University Arts Building

North Tahoe High School

  • Director: Todd Holway
  • Improv Clinic: Session 1
  • Warm Up: 10:45
  • Travel: 5
  • Performance: 11:10-11:30
  • Feedback: 11:30-12:00
  • Room: 14, Church Fine Arts
  • Clinician: Josh Murray

Improvisation Clinics Session 1: 10:00-10:50 in rooms 143, 144, and the Hall Concert Hall, University Arts Building

Reno High School

  • Director: Rachael Cowell
  • Improv Clinic: Session 2
  • Warm Up: 9:35
  • Travel: 5
  • Performance: 10:00-10:25
  • Feedback: 10:25-10:55
  • Room: 112, Church Fine Arts
  • Clinician: Josh Murray

Improvisation Clinics Session 2: 1:30-2:20pm in rooms 143, 144, and the Hall Concert Hall, University Arts Building

Swope Middle School

  • Director: Joe Savage
  • Improv Clinic: Session 1
  • Warm Up: 8:35
  • Travel: 5
  • Performance: 9:00-9:20
  • Feedback: 9:20-9:50
  • Room: 14, Church Fine Arts
  • Clinician: Josh Murray

Improvisation Clinics Session 1: 10:00-10:50 in rooms 143, 144, and the Hall Concert Hall, University Arts Building

Truckee High School

  • Director: Jesse Steele
  • Improv Clinic: Session 1
  • Warm Up: 12:45
  • Travel: 5
  • Performance: 1:10-1:35
  • Feedback: 1:35-2:05
  • Room: 112, Church Fine Arts
  • Clinician: Molly Redfield

Improvisation Clinics Session 1: 10:00-10:50 in rooms 143, 144, and the Hall Concert Hall, University Arts Building

Combos are in Room 144, University Arts Building
(Tap the combo name from the list below for details)

McQueen High School Orchestra Combo I

  • Director: Kenny Baker
  • Performance /Clinic: 3:10-3:40
  • Room: UAB 144
  • Clinician: UNR Faculty

McQueen High School Orchestra Combo II

  • Director: Kenny Baker
  • Performance /Clinic: 10:55-11:25
  • Room: UAB 144
  • Clinician: UNR Faculty

North Tahoe High School Combo

  • Director: Todd Holway
  • Performance /Clinic: 9:15-9:45
  • Room: UAB 144
  • Clinician: UNR Faculty

Reno High School Combo

  • Director: Rachael Cowell
  • Performance /Clinic: 8:45-9:15
  • Room: UAB 144
  • Clinician: UNR Faculty

Truckee High School Combo

  • Director: Jesse Steele
  • Performance /Clinic: 2:30-3:00
  • Room: UAB 144
  • Clinician: UNR Faculty