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.

2016-2017 KNOXVILLE JAZZ YOUTH ORCHESTRA ROSTER

SAXOPHONES

Altos
Marius Sodonis              Knoxville Christian Youth Bands
Spencer McDonald       Central HS

Tenors
Dylan Lebeau                Cocke County HS
Coleman Kredich          West HS

Baritone
Jacob Hannah               Morristown East HS

TRUMPETS

Andrew Floyd               Lenoir City HS
Dylan Patterson            Morristown East HS
Jonah Zahn                   Knoxville West HS
Garrett Toros                 Farragut HS
Miles Kredich                Knoxville West HS

TROMBONES

Jessie Wall                   Lenoir City HS
Caden Dyer                 South Doyle HS
Rion Taber                    Sevier County HS
Dawson May                Oneida HS

Bass Trombone
Tristan Fritts                  Knoxville Christian Youth Bands

RHYTHM

Piano     Elise DeNicola          Christian Academy of Knoxville
Guitar     Sam Glover              West HS
Bass      Brett Rogers              Central HS
Drums   Bruce Hairston, Jr.    Christian Academy of Knoxville
Drums   Joe Wilaniskis           Morristown East HS

 

Questions? Email Tom