JA CONCERT BAND
The JA Band impressed the crowd and judges with an excellent performance at the MAIS Concert Band Festival in the PAC on Friday.
The band received perfect scores from all judges, as well as glowing comments. David Willson, Director of Bands at Ole Miss, called them "One of the best bands in the state."
This event completes a "perfect season" for the JA Band, with perfect scores at the MAIS Marching & Concert Festivals, and the Class A Championship at BOA San Antonio.
JA WINTER GUARD
The JA Independent Winter Guard earned MIA Class Champion honors with a beautiful performance at the MS Coliseum on Saturday. The event drew 1300 participants from around the state and attracted thousands of spectators.
The Guard earned the highest score of the day of all 49 groups at the event, both overall (82.13) and in every caption.
APRIL 11 - The JA Jazz Band will perform at the Township Jazz Festival in Ridgeland at 12:30 pm
The event, in its 8th year, is a great celebration of local musicians and groups.
MAY 4 - SPRING CONCERT in the PAC - 6th - 12th Grade students
MAY 11 - BAND BANQUET in the PAC - 6th -12th Grade students & Families
MAY 22 - POOL PARTY at Jackson Yacht Club
MAIS Concert Festival:
MAIS Festival judges David Willson (Ole Miss), Craig Aarhus (MS State), and Wes Dykes (William Carey University):