Columbia offers two Jazz Bands. Jazz band auditoins take place in May. Mr. McEntee places musicians into each Jazz band after auditions. Each Jazz Band participates in the District 3 Jazz Festival in Boise as well as the Gene Harris Jazz Festival at Boise State University.
Jazz Band 1
Jazz 1 is the advanced Jazz Band. Jazz 1 usually performs during the Christmas concert as well as home varsity basketball games.
Jazz Band 2
Jazz 2 is the beginner Jazz band. Students get a feel for performing different styles of Jazz music while playing in a small ensemble.