Jazz Band Festival

The EHHS Jazz Band, directed by Dr. Marilyn Van Scoyoc, performed in a Jazz Band Festival in Philadelphia over the weekend of April 25th-26th. The students won second place, out of five competing bands, and received a rating of "Excellent." The band also won the "Espirit de Corps" Award, for the group that displayed the most teamwork and group spirit. The band performed 2 songs in competition, "Knock on Wood" featuring vocalist Catharine Fleming, and "Pure and Simple" featuring bass guitarist Gage Lynch. The group also visited the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and took a tour of Philadelphia.