PWSH Jazz Program Receives More National Regonition

The Plano West Jazz program has received national recognition again in the Downbeat Magazine's 44th Annual Student Music Award national competition. Through the leadership of PWSH Associate Band Director, Preston Pierce, our students won the following 6 awards:

 

Jazz Soloist, High School Winners: Connor MacLeod - Alto Saxophone

 

Small Jazz Combo, High School Winners: Plano West Jazz Sextet

 

Large Jazz Ensemble, High School Winners: Plano West Jazz Orchestra

 

Asynchronous Large Jazz Ensemble, High School Winner: Plano West Jazz Orchestra 

 

Blues/Pop/Rock Group, High School Winner: Plano West Jazz Sextet

 

Blues/Pop/Rock Soloist, High School Winner: Connor MacLeod - Alto Saxophone

 

Featured on page 62 of the June issue of the Downbeat Magazine is an interview of Connor MacLeod.  See the full magazine HERE

Congratulations to Preston Pierce and all of our amazing student Jazz musicians!