Monday Night Band
12-Week Program, Auditions July 22nd and 23rd
Mondays, September 15 - December 8


Monday Night Band
12-Week Program, Auditions July 22nd and 23rd
Mondays, September 15 - December 8


Monday Night Band
12-Week Program, Auditions July 22nd and 23rd
Mondays, September 15 - December 8


Monday Night Band
12-Week Program, Auditions July 22nd and 23rd
Mondays, September 15 - December 8


Monday Night Band
12-Week Program, Auditions July 22nd and 23rd
Mondays, September 15 - December 8


Monday Night Band

Monday Night Band

Audition sign-ups for Monday Night Band are now open! Auditions will be held Tuesday, July 22nd and Wednesday, July 23rd in the Joe Henderson Lab at SFJAZZ. Sign up using the link to the right.

12-week program
Mondays, September 15th - December 8th, 7PM-9:30PM • Joe Henderson Lab
Final band showcase: December 8th, 2014 • 7:30PM • Miner Auditorium
General Public: $400; SFJAZZ Members: $350 (3-part payment plans available upon request)
Adam Theis, Director

The Monday Night Band at SFJAZZ provides musicians of all ages (older teens through seasoned adults) with a structured approach to learning and interpreting diverse repertoire in a hip community band setting. Open to intermediate/advanced level instrumentalists and vocalists – from high school age hotshots to retired pros and everyone in between (by audition) – this ensemble will introduce participants to various styles and genres of jazz with the primary goal to develop a performance-ready program. The band is directed by acclaimed Bay Area musician, composer and bandleader Adam Theis. The series will culminate in a final public performance on Monday, December 8th in Miner Auditorium.

Monday Night Band members get the opportunity to:

  • Workshop, perform and record original compositions and arrangements
  • Work with pro clinicians
  • Play for a 600+ audience in the renowned Miner Auditorium
  • Record live in the Joe Henderson Lab
  • Network and build relationships with fellow Bay Area musicians
  • Participate in community outreach
  • Earn credit toward professional development