The ColaJazz Foundation who has brought to Columbia, SC an annual jazz festival, an annual summer jazz camp, Jazz for Young People concerts with the ColaJazz Little Big Band at the Koger Center for the Arts, after-school jazz workshops in partnership with Jazz at Lincoln Center, quarterly and monthly world-class performances and more(!) is proud to announce our newest initiative: SC Youth Jazz Orchestra Spring Swing!
Launching in the Spring of 2021, the SC Youth Jazz Orchestra Spring Swing will celebrate the Top High School Big Bands in South Carolina, as well as, SC’s top young jazz artists to comprise the SC Youth Jazz Orchestra. A weekend of clinics, rehearsals and performances will engage and electrify our young people helping to create a community of musicians for the next generation. And it doesn’t end there. The students who win a place in the SC Youth Jazz Orchestra will have real-world performance and work opportunities throughout the year playing for public and private events.