GMEA District V Honor HS Jazz Band

Clinician: Sallie Vines White (Associate Band Director/Hoover First Edition Jazz Band, Hoover HS, AL)

* Denotes Open Chairs, which will be filled by application/video audition. All chairs were filled based on minimum scores per section from GMEA District All-State Jazz audition.

*If your name is below, please follow this link to accept or decline this invitation. HERE.


Joseph Garcia (Chattahooche HS) – Alto

Jasai McKinney (North Atlanta HS) – Alto

Thomas Jeyakumar (Chattahoochee HS) – Tenor

Murphy Haber (Chattahoochee HS) – Tenor

Sagan Hartley (Paideia School) – Bari




Ethan White (Cambridge HS)

Trombone 4/Bass Trombone








Rhythm Section

Matthew Sperry (Northview HS) – Piano

Gavin Gianelli (Cambridge HS) – Guitar

* Bass

Zack Johnson (Cambridge HS) – Drum Set

Ellyakeem Goldston (North Atlanta HS) – Drum Set

Aneet Nadella (Northview HS) – Vibes/Auxiliary

The GMEA District V HS/MS Honor Jazz Band event is on May 3-4, 2019.

  • MS Honor Band will be selected based on application and directors recommendation. ALL MS students who are interested in participating must fill out the application on this page.

  • ALL HS students who are interested in filling the open chairs, must fill out the application on this page, and follow the audition requirements.

  • Be advised: Depending on the number of applications received, every student applying may not be selected. (applying does not guarantee acceptance).

COST: The clinic fee is $30 per student. This fee includes dinner on Friday night.

LOCATION: Rehearsals and the performance will be held at Chattahoochee High School (2130 Taylor Rd, Johns Creek, GA 30022). Please be punctual and students must attend ALL rehearsals. If a student misses a rehearsal, he/she will no longer be eligible to participate in the remainder of the honor band weekend.


Friday May 3rd, 2019

            9:00AM - rehearsal

            12PM - Lunch (on your own)

            12:45PM - Rehearsal

            4:45PM - Dinner (provided)

            5:30PM - Rehearsal

            7:30PM - End Rehearsal/clean/wrap up

Saturday May 4th 2019

            9:30AM - report time

            10:00AM - rehearsal

            12PM - Lunch (on your own)

            1:00PM - Last Rehearsal

            3:00PM - Break

            4:00PM - Concert

                        4:00PM - Middle School                       

                        4:30PM - High School

                        5:10PM - Schwob Jazz Orchestra (Columbus State University)

            6:00PM End Concert

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HS Students ONLY!