RSHS Jazz Band participates in Iowa Jazz Championships
The Roland-Story Jazz Band, under the direction of Kevin Masemann, participated in Class 2A at the 41st annual Iowa Jazz Championships on Tuesday, April 5th. Roland-Story finished in seventh place in Class 2A at the competition. The Iowa Jazz Championships invites the top 15 jazz ensembles for each class 1A through 4A, bringing together many of the Iowa’s finest young musicians to compete in one of the largest one day festivals in the nation.
This was the 14th straight year that Roland-Story has qualified for the event. R-S performed four selections: “Dizzying, “Skyhawk”, “Evelyn”, and “Two Seconds To Midnight”. Brooke Huffaker received an outstanding performer award on her flute solo.