Tag Archives: BerkshiresJazz Youth Ensemble

Berkshires Jazz community activities

Our involvement with the community extends beyond the popular concerts that we present. One of the key elements of the Pittsfield CityJazz Festival are Jazz in the Schools, which last year sent the Pittsfield Sister City Jazz Ambassadors to Lee Middle and High Schools, Kittredge Elementary School (Hinsdale), Becket/Washington Elementary School (Becket), Greylock Elementary School […]

Pittsfield CityJazz Festival schedule

NB: See videos from the 2010 festival; and stay tuned for a festival wrap-up. The sixth annual Pittsfield CityJazz Festival is scheduled for October 8 – 21, 2010, in venues around the city. Headline performers include baritone saxophone virtuoso Claire Daly; up-and-coming vibraphone player Joe Baione; a return of the American Jazz Repertory Orchestra, the […]

Student art contest reception

One aspect of the Pittsfield CityJazz Festival that has drawn significant local attention over the past two years is the Student Art Contest. This year, there were 56 entries from all four public and private high schools in Pittsfield. Here are the winners: First place: Joleigh Ferro (St. Joseph’s) Second place: Jae Hyun Seo (St. […]