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Meet the Directors

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Jason Bata

Director of Bands & Orchestras
Jazz Band Director

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Born and raised in Iowa, Jason Bata first came to Missouri in 1991 to attend Truman State University.  After earning a Bachelor of Music in Saxophone Performance, he was accepted into the music program of the Conservatory of Music-UMKC.  It was there that he completed two degree programs, a Bachelor of Music Education and a Masters in Music Education.  While working on his undergraduate degrees, Mr. Bata participated in jazz big bands and combos, wind ensembles, and saxophone quartets, performing in different state and national conventions across the U.S.  Today, Mr. Bata is a participating member of Missouri Bandmasters Association, Missouri Music Educators Association, Music Educators National Conference, Missouri Association of Jazz Educators, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and Pi Kappa Lambda.  

Mr. Bata began his teaching career at the Foreign Language Academy for two years.  Currently, he is in his 18th year at Lincoln Prep, where he created the award-winning Jazz Ensemble.  The LAJE has worked with and performed for Bobby Watson, John Faddis, Slide Hampton, Wynton Marsalis, and various accomplished local musicians and alumni.  With his wife of 21 years, he has two children. Parker is a junior at Lincoln Prep and Carmen is a 7th grader in the NKC School District.

 

Justin Bartz

Associate Director of Bands & Orchestras

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Justin Bartz graduated from Truman State University in May 2016 with an MAE in music education. He also has an MA in trombone performance and a BA in music from the same institution. Mr. Bartz has had the opportunity to perform with several highly honored ensembles including the Truman State Wind Ensemble, the Truman State Symphony Orchestra, the 2012 Missouri All-Collegiate Orchestra, and the Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps. This is Mr. Bartz’s first year teaching. Prior to this year, he worked as a student teacher with the Blue Springs High School band program, as well as a member of the brass staff for the Colts Drum and Bugle Corps in 2014 and 2015.

 

 

Get What You Need

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Are you missing reeds? Need some more valve oil? Were you supposed to have a solo picked out last week and now you're in a rush since you just told your parents? Here is the place to find what you need.

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About the Department

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THE TRADITION

The tradition of excellence associated with Lincoln Prep’s band program began nineteen years ago. Starting with 32 students, the band started developing a performance based college prep curriculum.

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Recordings

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Below, you will find various recordings for different things we have done and are doing.

O Holy Night from Studio 60

All-State (All-District) Jazz Audition Recordings

All-State (All-District) Audition Recordings

 

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