History of Jay Band
The music curriculum at Jefferson City High School has been developed to accommodate the diversity of the students enrolled in each course of study. The curriculum includes not only a wide selection of performance based on courses but also classes in music theory, music literature, and the hummaties.
The Jay Band (6th-12th Grade) serves over 500 students at both Jefferson City High School, Lewis and Clark Middle School, and Thomas Jefferson Middle School. Performance Groups in the instrumental program include: The Marching Jay Band, 2 Concert Bands, Percussion Ensemble, Two Jazz Bands, Basketball Band, Symphonic Pit Orchestra, 8th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, 6th Grade Band, and Middle School Percussion Ensemble.
In 2015 The Jay Band celebrated their 100th Anniversary