- This event has passed.
Northgate High School
May 23 @ 7:00 PM PDT
These two accomplished jazz bands from Walnut Creek are directed by Roberto Garcia-Leiva, newly appointed Instrumental Music Director at Northgate High School. A graduate of California State University, East Bay, he has performed in jazz groups and classical groups around the Bay Area. He was appointed as the inaugural associate conductor for the East Bay Youth Orchestra for their 2018-2019 season. He has performed in big bands alongside artists such as Lauren Sevian, Dann Zinn, Wayne Bergeron,Terri Lyne Carrington, Tia Fuller, and Geoffrey Keezer.
Accolades for both bands include individual student awards for outstanding soloists/musicianship, scholarships, and placements in district, county, state, and national honor bands.
The Northgate HS Jazz Program has performed at Yoshi’s for 14 years and is excited to share an evening of jazz with you! You can catch the hottest show in high school jazz at our appearance at Yoshi’s, Monday, May 23 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Order now as both shows sell out fast!