• JAZZ ENSEMBLE
     
     
      
     
    Strongsville Middle School has two jazz bands available as extra-curricular ensembles.
     
    Jazz Band Green is an auditioned select group consisting of traditional jazz instrumentation including Saxophones, Trombones, Trumpets, Piano, Guitar, Bass and Drumset. Non-traditional jazz instruments are also welcome to audition. All students are required to be enrolled in an SMS band in order to participate with the exception of piano, guitar, and bass guitar players.
     
    Jazz Band White is open to anyone interested in learning the basics of jazz music and consists of traditional and non-traditional jazz instruments. All students are required to be enrolled in an SMS band in order to participate with the exception of piano, guitar, and bass guitar players.
     
    Both Jazz Bands perform on multiple concerts throughout the year as well as participating in the Music In The Parks competition at Cedar Point each Spring.
     
    Auditions typically occur in late September.
       
     
    Director: Mr. Chidsey