Battle of the Brass Bands: DSA vs. CCJA
Battle of the Brass Bands:
DSA vs. CCJA
An all-ages pre-Mardi Gras celebration with music, dancing, and a buffet! Mardi Gras costumes encouraged for a lively evening as brass bands from the Denver School of the Arts and the Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts battle it out for second line supremacy. Eat your fill from our special Mardi Gras buffet, enjoy non-alcoholic drinks provided by Bar Zero, and dance the night away to the joyful noise of the Crescent City.
The Denver School of the Arts is a comprehensive secondary arts magnet school (grades 6-12) in Denver Public Schools. In addition to a rigorous academic program, students engage in intensive studies in Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Stagecraft and Design, Theatre, Video Cinema Arts, and Visual Arts. DSA is committed to fostering a lifelong love of the arts in a culturally diverse, academically challenging environment.
The Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts is a unique 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to empowering youth to creatively express themselves through the language of jazz. CCJA gives young musicians life-changing musical experiences through mentorship by the region’s most sought-after professional jazz musicians. Students experience personal and artistic growth through participation in small ensembles, big bands, vocal ensembles, jazz instruction camps, jam sessions, clinics, community performances, and much more.