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Recognized as one of the premier ensembles of its kind, the Chabot Wind Symphony is comprised of the most outstanding musicians in the greater Bay Area. The Wind Symphony has been highly praised for "…musical and inspiring performances," and "truly fine music making."  Known for adventurous programming, the group pursues a commitment to performing new and historically significant music for wind band. The Chabot Wind Symphony pursues the highest professional standards and is determined to bring its audiences the finest artistic repertoire from all musical periods, cultures, and styles. Audition required.

Wind Ensemble

The Chabot Wind Ensemble fosters the highest performance standards while offering its members an opportunity to expand their technical, intellectual, and musical horizons. The ensemble is open to any Chabot student, although the majority of the players are selected from the musicians in the Department of Music. Through various demonstrations of flexible instrumentation, the ensemble allows the musicians to experience the highest levels of participation in the music making process. In addition, the group seeks to broaden performance and life skills through the programming of exemplary literature while fostering an interest in the band as an integral part of the American musical scene. Audition required.

Contemporary Music Ensemble

The Contemporary Music Ensemble performs a variety of works written in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in two concerts per semester. The ensemble not only prepares students for careers that include contemporary music, but helps them to become exceptional educators, advocates, and leaders in the field. Audition required.

Jazz Orchestra

A multi-award-winning group, the Jazz Orchestra has been the flagship of the music department since 1968.  This ensemble is the home of outstanding professional musicians and music educators in the community.  This ensemble has traveled to Japan to represent Hayward at our sister city Funabashi as well as accompanied jazz greats such as Mel Torme, Doc Severinsen, Rosemary Clooney, Ernie Watts, Lew Soloff, Bobby Shew, Ledisi and many more. Audition required.

Jazz Ensemble

The Jazz Ensemble is our top multi-award winning student jazz group that consists primarily of music majors.  This group finished in the top five amongst two-year schools at a national jazz festival in Reno, Nevada, in 2006 and 2007.  In addition, the Jazz Band was invited to compete with top four-year schools in the country at the Next Generation’s Festival 2006 sponsored by Monterey Jazz Festival. Audition required.

Jazz Lab

The Jazz Lab caters to individuals to expand their musical experience in Jazz as well as challenge their ability to contribute in an ensemble setting. This group is a major performance ensemble that consists of several music majors as well as several members from the community. Audition required.

Jazz Combos

Designed as an integral part if the jazz curriculmn, the combos develop aspiring young musicians by enhancing their ability to improvise in a small ensemble setting. Throughout the semester, the combos focus on literature reflecting various jazz styles from the swing to contemporary. Audition required.

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