TWIN FALLS — The College of Southern Idaho Jazz Ensemble will team up with jazz bands from Jerome and Wendell high schools.
The collaborative concert is at 7:30 p.m. May 10 in the College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Theater. A $10 donation is suggested.
Each group will perform a short program of their own. Then the groups will perform as a combined ensemble under the direction of Brent Jensen, CSI's director of jazz studies. They will perform Sammy Nestico's "Orange Sherbet," Gene Thorne's "Walnut Creek" and Paul White's "Synonymic Bossa." Vocalist Emilee Gomske will be featured with the CSI Jazz Ensemble on an arrangement of George Gershwin's "But Not For Me" and Kenny Wheeler's "Gentle Piece." The Jerome High School jazz band is under the direction of Hiroshi Fukuoka and the Wendell High School jazz band is under the direction of D. J. McCarty.