SLUH’s Jazz Band 1, under the direction of Mr. Jeff Pottinger, has been invited to perform at the 82nd annual Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA) In-Service Workshop/Conference, held January 22-25, 2020 at Tan-Tar-A Conference Center in Osage Beach, Missouri. To perform at MMEA represents the highest statewide honor to which a school music ensemble can aspire. Jazz Band 1 was the only high school jazz ensemble in Missouri selected to perform.
One hundred and eighty ensembles from around the state applied to perform. The MMEA Conference hosts 3,600 registrants with total foot traffic of 10,000 attendees over the course of the four-day event.