Save $$ with Advance Tickets for the 39th Evening of Jazz on March 2
Order tickets for the 39th Annual Evening of Jazz before February 20 and save $2. Advanced tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. Best value is a family pack for $25 for 2 adults and all children in your household. At the door, tickets are $12 and $6. Family pack is available only until February 20. Download the order form, which has complete ordering instructions.
Don't miss the HHS Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band and Jazz Combo, or the HMS Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Fords! Music begins at 6:30 p.m. Artist-in-residence Gary Smulyan, baritone saxophone, will perform with the ensembles. The famous dessert buffet will be open during intermission.
All proceeds from this evening benefit the Haverford School District Jazz program.
Mr. Smulyan is a six-time Grammy award winner for his work with B.B. King, Joe Lovano, the Dave Holland Octet and Big Band, and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. Smuylan currently has 12 albums out under his own name including "Alternative Contrafacts" to be released in February 2018. He has performed and/or recorded with: Woody Herman's Young Thundering Herd, The Mingus Big Band, The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Chick Corea, George Coleman, Tito Puente, Ray Charles, and Diana Ross.
Register Today for 17-18 BOPs Email List
Sign up today for the BOPs email list for 2017-18. BOPs asks you to sign up each year so all information – your child's grade, performance groups and your email address – are up to date. Complete instructions are at the top of the sign-up page.
Next step for families of high-school musicians: download, complete and return this form with BOPs dues.
Volunteer Clearance Process Now Easier, Cheaper
The district's requirements for volunteer clearances is now simpler and may be less expensive.
The good news:
- If you have lived in Pennsylvania continuously for the last 10 years, FBI fingerprinting is not necessary. A residency affidavit may be submitted in lieu of the FBI check.
- Clearances are now valid for 5 years.
If you plan to volunteer – and we hope you do – please read the requirements of the clearance process on the school district's website.
Please consult the BOPs calendar to stay informed about concerts, date changes and other important events.
The Band and Orchestra Parents (BOPs) bylaws were updated and approved last year. The bylaws are available for download here.
Did you miss the winter concert for your child's ensemble? Taped concerts are available on-demand at the school district's website. Choose the Concerts folder from the drop-down menu near the top of the page. Performacess are also broadcast on the district's cable channel (Verizon 40, Comcast 8); check out the schedule on the district's website.
We Share Photos on Facebook
Facebook users, we post photos taken at events HHS Music Facebook page. Simply like our HHS Music page and you'll be informed when new photos are posted. To download any of the photos, click on the image on your newsfeed. At the bottom of the larger image, look for "Options" in white type. Click on Options and a menu will pop up. Choose "Download" and save it to your computer from there.