THE KNOXVILLE JAZZ YOUTH ORCHESTRA is an honors band under the direction KJO lead trombonist Tom Lundberg. The band is open to high school students from across East Tennessee and is chosen by audition each Fall. The group rehearses weekly from September through May and performs several concerts around the region each year. For a list of upcoming performances, see the link below.

2019-2020 KNOXVILLE JAZZ YOUTH ORCHESTRA ROSTER

SAXOPHONES

Altos
Evelyn Winn - Bearden HS
Emily Watson - Bearden HS

Tenors
Eli Ditmore - Central HS
Caleb Dugan - Seymour HS
Andy Benson - Bearden HS - alternate

Baritone
Audrey Jones - West HS

TRUMPETS

Nathaniel Collins - Knoxville Christian Youth Bands
Owen Cianciolo - Hardin Valley Academy
Thomas Hooper - Central HS
Jaylen Crippen - Central HS

TROMBONES

Elijah Hoffman - Oak Ridge HS
Dawson Lane - Roane County HS
Jackson Basler - Maryville HS
Grady Arnold - West HS 

Bass Trombone
Ian Grover - Sevier County HS

Trombone Alternate - Jack O’Hare - Jefferson County HS

RHYTHM

Guitar
Asher Brownie - West HS 
Max Harper - L+N Stem Academy

Piano
Mimi Terry - Montgomery Ridge ES

Bass
Brett Rodgers - Central HS

Drums
Ethan Franklin - Bearden HS
George Terry - Maryville Jr. HS 

 

Questions? Email Tom