SteelStacks High School Jazz Band Showcase Results

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Bethlehem, Lehigh Valley, PA, March 25, 2024 – ArtsQuest announces the results from the 12th Annual SteelStacks High School Jazz Band Showcase presented by KingSpry Attorneys & Counselors, in partnership with Moravian University and official media partner Service Electric Cable TV. Outstanding soloists from any school won a scholarship to the Moravian University Summer Jazz Camp for 2024.


Winner (1st place):  North Penn Navy Jazz Band

Section awards:

Best Reed Section: Easton Area HS Jazz Band

Best Trumpet Section: North Penn HS Navy Jazz Band

Best Trombone Section: Quakertown Community HS Jazz Band

Best Rhythm Section: Upper Moreland HS Jazz Band

Solo Awards:

Best Jazz Saxophone/Woodwind: Jesse Hasting (alto sax) Kutztown

Best Jazz Trumpet: Logan Bigelow North Penn

Best Jazz Trombone: Richard Strader Quakertown

Best Jazz Rhythm Soloist: Akshay Krishnan (guitar) North Penn Navy

Best Overall Jazz Soloist: Carter Stein (tenor sax) Easton

About ArtsQuest

ArtsQuest’s mission is to provide access to exceptional artistic, cultural and educational experiences using arts and culture as key elements of economic development for our urban communities. ArtsQuest™ supports this mission via the presentation of performing and visual arts, film, arts education classes and outreach, youth programming and cultural events. Through festivals such as its flagship event, Musikfest; the Banana Factory Arts Center; and the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks arts and cultural campus, ArtsQuest’s programming reaches more than 1.9 million people annually. The organization’s programs and events, over 50% of which are free to attend, have a combined economic impact of more than $136 million annually in the region.



Information provided to TVL by:
Jennifer LoConte
Director of Communications