MusicFest Nationals - Conn-Selmer Honour Jazz Ensemble

Again this year,  several Nepean All-City members have been selected to be part of MusicFest Canada Nationals' Conn-Selmer Honour Jazz Ensemble (CSHJE). This high-level big band comprises 20 young musicians from all over Canada, selected through an audition process earlier this year. Congratulations to Mike Furlong and Josh Chapman  from NACLB, and Sam Alexander, Matt Roberts, Max Simpson and Leo Compton  from NACJB, who will proudly represent the All-City family in the 2018 edition of the CSHJE! 


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CONDUCTED BY NEIL YORKE-SLADER, THE NEPEAN ALL-CITY JAZZ BAND (KNOWN TO MANY AS 'NACJB' OR SIMPLY 'ALL-CITY') COMPRISES 18 MUSICIANS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 15 AND 19 DRAWN FROM ALL OVER THE GREATER OTTAWA AREA. MANY NACJB ALUMNI HAVE GONE ON TO STUDY MUSIC AT PRESTIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS IN CANADA AND THE U.S., MOST WITH FINANCIAL SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE AWARDED FOR EXCELLENCE AT MUSICFEST CANADA'S NATIONAL FINALS. NACJB HAS HAD GREAT SUCCESS AT MUSICFEST NATIONALS, EARNING GOLD STANDING IN EACH OF THE PAST 30 YEARS. 


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