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UPDATED 2022 Redwood Empire Jazz Festival

*This event has been cancelled due to COVID mandates.


Thursday, January 20, 2022

Weill Hall, Sonoma State University

7:45am-3pm - Performance TBD (likely 9:30am)



Permission Slips: Due Friday, January 14th

Need to have parent/guardian signature on the front and back, and signed by 2nd, 4th and 6th period teachers.


Bus: All students will take the bus together to Sonoma State. Please let us know if there are any scheduling issues.


Uniform: black dress pants, black dress shirt (long-sleeve, button up, collared), long black socks, black dress shoes. A belt is not required, but if you desire, wear a black one. White ties will be loaned to students for the performance.


Schedule (subject to change): 7:45am Load bus

8:45am Arrive at SSU

9:30am Performance

10:30-11:30am Clinic

Lunch

1:15-1:45pm Attend Faculty Performance

2:00pm Load Bus

2:45pm Arrive at WCHS


Snacks/Lunch

All students are encouraged to bring a water bottle and a snack. Pizza and drinks will be provided for lunch. The current plan is to have a chaperone pick up pizza and eat outside at SSU. Please let us know in the Google Form if you have any dietary restrictions. We will not be stopping at any off-campus locations to eat.


Covid Requirements

Sonoma State University has different requirements for Covid than our high school. All Jazz Band performers will need to submit a picture of their Covid vaccination card or a negative Covid test to us ahead of time for all events at Sonoma State University. Students will need to complete the Google Form by Monday, January 10, so that Janis can follow up with individuals. Please contact Mr. Jones or Janis asap if there are any issues or questions.


  • Mr. Jones must submit an attestation form stating that he has seen the students’ vaccination cards or a current negative COVID test within 72 hours of the festival.

  • Participating students and directors will be issued a wristband that allows them entry - it should be worn throughout the event.

  • Chaperones, visiting family members, and other audience members must provide proof of vaccination or a current negative COVID test in order to be admitted to the event. The GMC staff follows strict adherence to this protocol, so make sure you let any potential audience members from your school community know about this protocol.

  • Everyone, including directors and performers, must wear a face masks while indoors at all times, including during the warm up, performance and clinic sessions.

Here is some more specific information about entry into Weill Hall:

https://gmc.sonoma.edu/covid-19/

Please let Mr. Jones or Janis know if you have any questions or concerns.