Jazz Band Fundraising Event: A Romantic Night of Jazz at OCSA!
WUCF to Re-Air “Imer Santiago Live from Studio A”!
WUCF 89.9FM will re-air Imer’s October 2015 Jazz Quintet “Live from Studio A” performance this upcoming Saturday, July 1, & again on Tuesday, July 4, from 7pm-8pm on both days. Repertoire includes originals from Imer’s 2013 CD Release, “Hidden Journey”, as well as arrangements of Jazz standards. Personnel for this
Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces winners of Essentially Ellington Competition 2017
In May 2017, Imer Santiago led Jazz A, the premiere High School Jazz Ensemble from The Osceola County School for the Arts in Kissimmee, FL, to their second appearance at the prestigious Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival (2014 & 2017), the first under his leadership. The event was held at
Imer Santiago Receives Osceola County 2017 Rookie Arts Teacher of the Year Award!
Congratulations to Imer Santiago, who received The Osceola County 2017 Rookie Arts Teacher of the Year Award on Thursday, April 20, during The Annual Arts Alive performance event, held at Poinciana H.S. There are two Rookie Arts Teacher of the Year Awards, Imer received the “Secondary Education” version for grades
Osceola County School for the Arts Jazz A is Headed to Essentially Ellington 2017!!!
Congrats to Imer Santiago & OCSA Jazz A for their recent selection to the 22nd Annual Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival this upcoming May 11-13, 2017, in NYC!!! EE2017 Announcement: http://academy.jazz.org/ee/ EE2017 FB Announcement: https://www.facebook.com/EssentiallyEllington/ EE2017 Press Release: http://www.jazz.org/press/announcing-the-15-finalists-bands-to-compete-in-22nd-annual-essentially-ellington-high-school-jazz-band-competition-festival/ To help contribute to Jazz A’s #EE2017 fundraising efforts, please feel
Win-Gate Concert with the OCSA Jazz All-Stars, Charlie Bertini, & Imer Santiago
Imer Santiago: 2016 Osceola County Rookie Arts Teacher of the Year Nominee
Congratulations to trumpeter, composer, & educator Imer Santiago, who was recently recognized as a nominee for the 2016 Osceola County Rookie Arts teacher of the Year! In his first year back in Osceola County (after 10 years away), Imer has led the OCSA Jazz Program to two FBA District MPA
Imer Santiago is NOW IN FLORIDA!!
Trumpeter, Bandleader, Composer, & Veteran Educator, Imer Santiago, is now the Director of the Jazz Program at The Osceola County School for the Arts in Kissimmee, FL! Here’s a link to the school’s website: www.osca.osceolaschools.net Congratulations to Imer and his family, as they are now based in warm & sunny
I am very proud of my brother-in-law, Albert F. Sepulveda, who will be graduating from the U.S. Marine Corps Boot Camp this Friday, April 3, 2015, in Parris Island, SC. My family & I look forward to sharing this special moment together with him! I have always respected & honored
Imer is headed to Wright State Univeristy!
Imer Santiago @ WSU Hey Family & Friends! Imer is headed to The Buckeye State to perform at Schuster Hall on the campus of Wright State Univeristy on Monday, March 23, at 8PM. On Tuesday, Imer will work with the Jazz Band and present a master class on improvisation on