International Jazz Day 2023 – Thank You!

International Jazz Day 2023 – Thank You!

December 7, 2023 Joseph McMullen HAPCO Music Foundation Inc Apopka, FL United States Dear Joseph: As this year draws to a close, on behalf of UNESCO and the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz I would like to extend my sincere gratitude and appreciation for your participation in the International Jazz […]

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Aaron Iannitelli Trio performance at the Florida Smooth Jazz Weekend

Aaron Iannitelli Trio performance at the Florida Smooth Jazz Weekend

The Aaron Iannitelli Trio will entertain guests during the pre-celebration with lively jazz music. Aaron’s on guitar, with bassist Adam Cole and drummer Max Terechenok. Aaron Iannitelli is a professional freelance musician and teacher based in Central Florida. He is pursuing a degree in Jazz Studies at UCF in order […]

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Mud Rooster performed at The Town of Oakland’s Farmers Market

Mud Rooster performed at The Town of Oakland’s Farmers Market

Mud Rooster will perform at The Town of Oakland’s first Farmers Market Thursday, September 14th. They will entertain us with blues, roots and jazz music from 10:00am – 2:00pm on the porch of The Healthy West Orange Arts & Heritage Center. Shop a great variety of local businesses selling fresh […]

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The Oak Ridge High School Band Entertains Shoppers at Walmart

The Oak Ridge High School Band Entertains Shoppers at Walmart

Walmart Supercenter Store 5871 shoppers enjoyed music from the Oak Ridge High School Band on July 29. They performed as part of their summer band camp. The Oak Ridge High School band program is directed by Krystal Campbell-Adkins. It includes the marching band, pep band and the ORHS Wind Ensemble. […]

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Derrick Harris Trombone Master Class

Derrick Harris Trombone Master Class

Derrick Harris conducted a trombone master class at The Texas Supremacy of Music & Arts Conservatory in Dallas on Thursday, July 27 from 2:30-4 pm. The Texas Supremacy of Music & Arts Conservatory (TSMAC) is a nonprofit founded by Will Allen, dedicated to providing world class music and dance education […]

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Rich DeRosa Master Class for Music Educators at Oak Ridge High School

Rich DeRosa Master Class for Music Educators at Oak Ridge High School

Rich DeRosa, Director of Jazz Composition and Arranging, University of North Texas, taught The DeRosa Method for Music Educators, a HAPCO master class, for OCPS music educators in April. He focused on topics including improv, the rhythm section, achieving a unified ensemble sound and effective rehearsals.   Rich is the […]

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Jeff Rupert Conducts Jazz Master Class at Evans High School

Jeff Rupert Conducts Jazz Master Class at Evans High School

On April 21, Jeff Rupert conducted a jazz master class for the Evans High School Band, directed by Mario Ford. Jeff is a long-time HAPCO educator at our master classes, clinics and camps. Rupert is a Trustee Chair, Pegasus Professor and Director of Jazz Studies at UCF. A Yamaha Recording Artist, he […]

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