Congratulations to Westlake High School Studio Jazz & Director, Brian Peter – invited to perform at the 2017 Midwest Clinic in Chicago!

Congratulations to Westlake High School

Studio Jazz Ensemble & Director, Brian Peter

Invitation to perform at the 2017 Midwest Clinic in Chicago!


My music students present and former:

  • Tyler Kuecks, alto & soprano
  • Eric Kim, alto & flute
  • Justin Surmani, tenor & flute

More info – click here

The WHS Jazz program performs for the homeless?at the Los Angeles Mission on Skid Row in downtown L.A. Annually, they perform an hour set at the Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Easter servings. This is one of the students’ favorite, most inspirational and most humbling performances during the year.

Performances of Note:

  • Carnegie Hall – 2008
  • California Band Director’s Association All-State Convention (CBDA/CASMEC) – 2010, 2017
  • The Midwest Clinic – 2012, 2017
  • Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF) – 2014
  • Next Generation Monterey Jazz Festival (NGMJF) – 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Jazz Education Network National Convention (JEN) – 2015
  • California All State Music Education Conference (CASMEC) – 2011, 2017

Accolades:

  • Downbeat Magazine “Student Music Award” Winner “Large Ensemble – Outstanding Performance” 2015, 2017