Recognition + Accomplishments

2017 JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Awards + Recognition

2017 JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Awards + Recognition

A JAZZ HOUSE KiDS student won 1st place at Jacksonville Festival Piano Competition Director of Operations Lori Montague was interviewed on the “Giblin Report” by Assemblyman Thomas Giblin, which will air across the state on public access TV A drummer + trumpeter student was honored with Downbeat Magazine’s 2017 Student Music Award for Jazz Soloist A keyboardist student made a guest appearance on “Ellen” and featured in USA Today President & founder Melissa Walker participated in a panel discussion about

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2016 JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Awards + Recognition

2016 JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Awards + Recognition

7 JAZZ HOUSE Big Band students traveled to Peru for the second year for performances, masterclasses, jam sessions.  The trip was sponsored and supported by the United States Embassy in Peru and the Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano (ICPNA) Melissa Walker + Christian McBride were honored with a Champion of the People Award at the Family Connections 2016 Annual Gala A longtime JAZZ HOUSE KiDS student won the Apollo Theater Amateur Night and 1st place on “Showtime at the Apollo” which

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2015 JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Awards + Recognition

2 JAZZ HOUSE KiDS students and 1 JAZZ HOUSE Summer Workshop participant were selected for the GRAMMY Camp – Jazz Session The JAZZ HOUSE Big Band was selected as a finalist for the National Charles Mingus High School Competition & Festival The JAZZ HOUSE Big Band won 2nd Place at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington Competition and Festival A longtime JAZZ HOUSE KiDS student was featured at the Berkshire Jazz Week Jazz Prodigy Concert Our MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL was

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2014 JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Awards + Recognition

4 JAZZ HOUSE KiDS students were selected from 10,000 applicants to participate in the prestigious National YoungArts Week. They were among just six students nationwide chosen as National YoungArts scholars in jazz. 3 JAZZ HOUSE KiDS were among only 60 students nationwide nominated as U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts. The JAZZ HOUSE Messengers, directed by Oscar Perez, took 2nd place in the Next Generation Competition, Open Small Group Conglomerate Category at the Monterey Jazz Festival.  Two students won Outstanding Soloist recognition. The

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2013 JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Awards + Recognition

The JAZZ HOUSE Big Band won 2nd Place at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival from among 15 finalists and 96 entries from across the country. Students received 8 Soloist Awards.  Mingus 2013 The Jazz House Big Band won four Outstanding Student Soloist Awards JAZZ HOUSE KiDS students won 3 DownBeat Student Jazz Awards. One student was recognized in the Junior High School Jazz Category, and a second student was cited for Outstanding Performance for Composition

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2012 JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Awards + Recognition

2012 JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Awards + Recognition

Melissa Walker was honored with the BlueWaveNJ Community Service Award Melissa Walker was presented with the African American Classical Music Award by the Northern NJ Chapter National Alumnae Association of Spelman College The JAZZ HOUSE Big Band won Best Big Band, Specialized School Category and Best Small Group in the National Charles Mingus High School Competition & Festival plus 8 Soloist Awards JAZZ HOUSE KiDS was awarded Best Big Band in Specialized School Category; Best Small Group in Specialized Combo and

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