Broxbourne Jazz Band
On Sunday 3rd March the thirty strong Broxbourne Jazz Band headed over to Watford by coach for the Regionals of the ‘Music for Youth’ Festival. This is a National Music Festival with thousands of schools taking part from around the country. They performed three of their strongest numbers from their current repertoire to professional ‘mentors’ and an audience of other performers and their supporters. They performed brilliantly with Preeya Harte bringing the house down with her vocals on ‘Feeling Good’. The adjudicating mentors said of the band ‘a confident outfit’ and ‘wonderful performance’ and of Preeya ‘fabulous, soulful vocals’. We are keeping our fingers crossed that they will be selected to perform on a main stage at the next National round in Birmingham in July, but even if they don’t, they were an absolute credit to both the Music department and the school.