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Wellesley High School Fall Jazz Concert
November 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
On Monday, November 20, Wellesley High School will be hosting the Fall Jazz Concert. The WHS Jazz Bands will be performing classic standards by Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, Count Basie and more! There will also be a number of students who will be featured performing improvised solos. In addition, the program will feature the WHS Rice Street Singers, one of the strongest jazz programs in the state.
The concert will feature acclaimed trumpeter Joseph Foley. Mr. Foley has been principal trumpet of the Rhode Island Philharmonic since 1990, and was recently appointed Principal Trumpet of the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra of Houston, TX. He has also performed and toured with such prestigious ensembles as the Boston Symphony, Boston Pops, Boston Ballet, the Metropolitan Opera, Royal Ballet of London, and the New York Philharmonic.
We welcome all families to join us for this truly fun night of outstanding jazz. The program begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Katherine L. Babson Jr. Auditorium and is free and open to all