Three highly talented high school jazz bands will open the program performing commissioned pieces written by composition students at UNT. The high school bands include:
- Carroll Jazz Orchestra from Southlake, Texas
- Paschal High School Jazz Ensemble from Ft. Worth, Texas
- Plano West Sr. High School Jazz Ensemble from Plano, Texas
The One O’Clock Lab Band, under the direction of Alan Baylock, is the premier seven-time Grammy-nominated performing jazz ensemble from the internationally acclaimed University of North Texas’ Jazz Studies Program.
Tickets can be purchased online at apexartsleague.com or at the door.