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Naples Philharmonic Youth Jazz Orchestra Fall Concert with special guest Conrad Herwig

Hayes Hall

Image of student musicians performing on stage with the Naples Philharmonic Youth Jazz Orchestra
Image of Conrad Herwig in a promotional portrait
Dec 12, 7:00pm
Hayes Hall 7:00pm
 
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Youth Jazz Fall Concert
Naples Philharmonic Youth Jazz Orchestra
with special guest Conrad Herwig


Naples Philharmonic Youth Jazz Orchestra
Conrad Herwig
, trombone
Dan Miller, director

Programming to be announced.

Directed by Dan Miller, the Naples Philharmonic Youth Jazz Orchestra is a big band ensemble that performs music by jazz greats like Horace Silver, Art Blakey and Charlie Parker.


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Youth Jazz Orchestra

Naples Philharmonic Youth Jazz Orchestra


The NPYJO is an educational ensemble that has grown out of the success of the Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra and the All That Jazz series. Led by Dan Miller, trumpeter for the Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra, the NPYJO studies the repertoire and arrangements of jazz greats, such as Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Horace Silver, Thelonious Monk and Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers. Students also study jazz improvisation, small group arranging and original jazz composition techniques.

Learn more about the Naples Philharmonic Youth Jazz Orchestra.

Dan Miller

Dan Miller


Dan Miller grew up in the vibrant musical scene of Chicago during the 1980s. He attended the University of North Texas and moved to New York City in 1991. He spent 11 years (1990-2000) as a member of the Harry Connick, Jr. Orchestra, traveling the world and recording numerous albums and TV specials. Dan has also toured internationally and recorded with Wynton Marsalis, Maynard Ferguson, Tom Jones and Woody Herman.

Since 2005, he has split his time between New York City and Florida, and he is currently a member of the Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra and the musical director of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Jazz Orchestra. Dan is a Yamaha clinician and performing artist and works with college bands, high school bands and private students nationwide. He is currently an artist-in-residence for the University of Central Florida’s School of Music in Orlando.

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