Congratulations to the Niles West Jazz Ensemble on their unanimous Superior rating for their performance at the Robert Morris University Chicago Area Jazz Festival on March 9. The group was judged as Superior by the panel, composed of some of the top jazz clinicians in the Chicagoland area. Pianist Brian Pryzby was awarded best section member and guitarist Stephen Thompson was awarded best soloist. The ensembles are directed by Justin Johnson.
The award-winning Jazz Ensemble will perform in the Annual Spring Showcase of Bands Concert held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13 in the Robert L. Johnson Auditorium at Niles West. The Jazz Ensemble will be joined by the combined Concert/Symphonic Band and the amazing Wind Ensemble. Instrumental ensembles from District 69 sender schools will also perform.