BHS Jazz News and Events

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Jazz shows light up Little Theatre

The fall BHS jazz shows packed the Little Theatre and wowed audiences. If you missed these shows or simply want to relive the experience, check out the photos:

Support BHS Jazz in 2019!

Please consider a tax-deductible gift to the jazz program before year’s end! Donate here. This incredible program is only possible with the support of people like you. 

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Interested in BHS’s Performing Arts?

Participation in the Berkeley High School performing arts program is open to current and incoming BHS students. We encourage all interested students to check out the information in this document.

Shop on Amazon? BHS Jazz can benefit!

If you already shop on Amazon, how about designating BHS Jazz as your charity? Here’s our Amazon Smile code: Berkeley High School Jazz. And here’s the link.

Gratitude to donors and friends

Your support enables us to provide a world-class jazz education and more! Many thanks to the individuals, businesses and foundations supporting the BHS Jazz Program. Find a complete donor list here.

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Spotlight: Band Director Sarah Cline

Sarah Cline BWSarah Cline is in her ninth year as Jazz Director at Berkeley High School, a premier jazz program known nationally and internationally as an incubator of talent and a citadel of swing. Her students regularly represent at high level festivals, and get into top flight college music programs.  During her time at Berkeley High, she has led four tours to Cuba, collaborating with La Escuela Nacional de la Musica in Havana. Sarah is the founder of JazzGirls Day, an event that now is spreading to communities across the US that encourages young women to see a place for themselves in the world of jazz. In addition to her teaching duties, Sarah is an in-demand professional trombonist in the San Francisco Bay Area in both jazz and salsa bands.  She has presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference, the Jazz Education Network Conference, and the California All-State Music Education Conference.