The 16th Annual Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival
The 16th Annual Essentially Ellington competition in New York will showcase two local bands this year: The Roosevelt High School Jazz Band and the Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz Band.
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Friday, May 13
11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Competition Part I: Community Band Exhibition Performance, Bands 1-7
Exhibition Performance - Winning Community Ensemble - American Music Program Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra, Portland, OR
1. Sun Prairie High School, Sun Prairie, WI
2. Wellesley High School, Wellesley, MA
3. East St. Louis High School, East St. Louis, IL
4. River East Collegiate, Winnipeg, MB
5. William H. Hall High School, West Hartford, CT
6. St. Charles North High School, St. Charles, IL
7. Roosevelt High School, Seattle, WA
Saturday, May 14
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Competition Part II: Bands 8-11
8. New World School of the Arts, Miami, FL
9. Valley High School, West Des Moines, IA
10. Foxboro High School, Foxboro, MA
11. Mountlake Terrace High School, Mountlake Terrace, WA
10:00 a.m. - noon
Competition Part III: Bands 12-15
12. Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL
13. Dillard Center for the Arts, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
14. Agoura High School, Agoura Hills, CA
15. Temple High School, Temple, TX
Looking for more information? Please check the official 2011 Essentially Ellington website.