Congratulations to Bellevue High’s Jazz 1 ensemble on being selected as one of twelve finalists from across the country to participate in the Swing Central Jazz Festival in Savannah, GA March 29-31.

Students will have the opportunity to work with jazz masters, perform in a showcase, and attend other performances in addition to participating in competition rounds.

This will be the first time the 25-member group will attend the festival which recognizes top high school jazz bands. The event is part of the Savannah Music Festival.

For more information, including a webcast of the competition on March 31, visit

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.