The 34th edition of the Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts student jazz ensemble, THE COTA CATS, will rehearse 8-10 times at East Stroudsburg HS South in August and September and will subsequently perform at the 2014 Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts Jazz and Arts Festival on Sunday, September 7th in the afternoon.
APPLICATION MUST BE RETURNED BY JUNE 9!
Members of the COTA Cats are expected to:
-Attend all rehearsals, sectionals in addition to the performance
-Practice the music diligently in your own personal time and arrive to rehearsals promptly with music prepared
-Listen to jazz a minimum of 2 hours per week (recordings and artists can be recommended upon request)
-Attend 1 work session in August: to clean up/set up at festival site COTA. REMEMBER: You will be supporting the COTA organization that is giving you this outstanding educational opportunity to work with world-class artists and educators at no cost to you.
If you would like to be considered for this fine student ensemble and be coached be accomplished professional musicians at no cost, please save the top portion of this sheet, fill out all the student information on the bottom portion and return to your music teacher immediately. If you are selected to participate, you will be notified by mid-July. Please feel free to reproduce this application as needed. Questions may be directed to Lance Rauh at 570-296-1800 x7161.