FBA Jazz and Solo/Ensemble Weekend

This weekend, nearly 30 students will be participating in the FBA Jazz and Solo/Ensemble Music Performance Assessment event on behalf of the South Dade Band! Here is the information about each group and how you can support these hard-working students:

Jazz Band

The Jazz Band will be performing at its’ first Jazz MPA in 4 years and looking to earn the first ever “Superior” rating South Dade has received at a Jazz MPA! The South Dade Jazz Band will perform at 6:00 pm on Friday, February 22, 2013 in the Hialeah Gardens Senior HS Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public, so please come support the band as they aim for that “Superior” plaque! We hope to see you there!

Winter Guard

South Dade’s first ever competitive winter color guard will be making its’ second appearance at FBA’s Auxiliary Solo/Ensemble event on Saturday, February 23, 2013. The guard will also be aiming for the first ever “Superior” earned by a South Dade Auxiliary Ensemble at FBA’s S/E festival! These 8 hard-working students will be performing at 3:10 pm on Saturday in the Hialeah Gardens HS Gymnasium. We hope to see you there!


While not open to the public, we would like to wish the following students and ensembles best wishes as they perform for judges on Saturday to earn their own “Superior” medals! Best of luck to:

  • Christian R (Trumpet Solo)
  • Carlos V (Trumpet Solo)
  • Ruben B (Trombone Solo)
  • Reinaldo B (Trombone Solo)
  • Karimah F (Flute Solo)
  • Leslie J (Flute Solo)
  • Alexandre J (Marimba Solo)
  • Trombone Quartet (Reinaldo, Ruben, Gabriel M, Ramon G)
  • Percussion Ensemble

Good luck to all who are performing this weekend!

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