New Horizons Big Band

Adults
Teacher: Priscilla Todd Brown
Thursday, 11:15–12:15
Room: First Unitarian Church of Rochester
Tuition: $122 per semester

The New Horizons Big Band is a small ensemble for advanced players, specializing in music from the Big Band era. The group performs at malls, schools, public and private events, Kilbourn Hall, and the Jazz Fest. Permission to enroll is needed from the conductor. Email ptoddbrown@esm.rochester.edu.

This is a yearlong course divided into two semesters. Spring semester will be automatically re-registered unless written notification is received by December 1.


New Horizons Discounts

  • Those registered in a core ensemble receive a 25% discount on all other New Horizons Ensembles. Core ensembles include Green Band, Intermediate & Advanced Band, Beginning Strings, Full Orchestra, Advanced String Orchestra, Chorus, Big Band, and Vintage Jazz Band.
  • Those registered in Intermediate & Advanced Bands or Advanced String Orchestra receive 50% off Full Orchestra.
  • New Horizons tuition is FREE for those who are 90 or older.
  • Snowbird Policy: New Horizons members who are gone four or more consecutive months during the winter are asked to notify the ECMS office by December, and they will be billed for the fall semester only. All are welcome to attend rehearsals for the balance of the school year at no additional charge when they return. Click here for complete policy details.

How to Register

New students and students registering after mid-September: ECMS Registration Form 

Continuing ECMS students may re-register online from May until September.

Paper registration forms available upon request: (585) 274-1400

Once registered, students may begin attending classes. The only registration confirmation you will receive is your bill. You may log on to check your registrations at any time. Click here for complete details on registration and policies.