Sunday, February 18, 2018

UHS Hosts 20th Annual “Jazz Along the Brandywine”

Come Enjoy A Night of All That Jazz:

Unionville High School Hosts 20th Annual “Jazz Along the Brandywine”
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 5pm

Experience the sounds of booming brass, toe-tapping percussion and sultry solos at the 20th
Annual Jazz Along the Brandywine on Saturday, February 24th at Unionville High School in
Kennett Square from 5pm to 10pm. Twelve outstanding jazz bands will perform a variety of styles
from soul to swing to samba for an evening of delightful entertainment and fun for all ages.

This year's Cavalcade of Bands jazz festival will include more than 200 talented students from the
region’s local high schools and jazz groups: Avon Grove Charter, Avon Grove, CAPA,
Downingtown East, Marple Newtown, Penncrest, Penn Wood, Pottsgrove, Pottstown and Ridley.
The evening will also include and exhibition performance by the Unionville High School Jazz Band
and the C.F. Patton Middle School Jazz Band.

An awards ceremony will cap off the musical evening. The jazz bands will be judged on the
following elements: tone/blend/balance, interpretation, rhythm, precision, dynamics, intonation,
and improvisation. There are also awards for the three best soloists, and section awards for
saxophones, trumpets, trombones and rhythm.

The Cavalcade of Bands Jazz Program emphasizes “education through music involvement” and
focuses on improvement from week to week. The season ends with Jazz Championships held at
several southeastern Pennsylvania schools in April.

Tickets for Jazz Along the Brandywine are $8 for adults; $6 for students and seniors. 
Concessions will be available for purchase.

WHEN AND WHERE: Saturday, February 24, 2018, 5pm – 10pm,
Unionville High School,
750 Unionville Road (PA Rt. 82), Kennett Square, PA 19348.