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 eight Outstanding Student Soloist Awards at the Charles Mingus Competition
  • JAZZ HOUSE KiDS was honored by Newark Public Schools for 10 years of a successful partnership
  • TWO JAZZ HOUSE KiDS students were co-winners of the Downbeat  Magazine’s High School Jazz Category; another student was cited for Outstanding Performance for composition