Please join the AHS Jazz Band and Jazz Choir for Jazz Nite with special guest artists Nancy Erickson and Ryan Wagner as well as the AHS Faculty Jazz Combo. Nancy Erickson has established herself as a vocally creative staple in the Pacific Northwest Jazz scene. ?In 2012, Nancy won the Seattle Kobe Female Jazz Vocalist Competition. Her passion for jazz music is demonstrated in her pin-drop ballads and the rapport she has with her band and the audience. Nancy currently teaches private lessons, is the choir director at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, and the Adjunct Professor/Director of Vocal Jazz at Northwest University in Kirkland, WA where she completed her Masters in Teaching Degree.? Ryan Wagner is a professional trombonist and instructor from Federal Way, WA. He currently plays with the Olympia Symphony, Federal Way Symphony, Seattle Rock Orchestra, and enjoys stints with many other Puget Sound Region music organizations. Ryan currently has a trombone studio in the South Puget Sound Region including over 40 students at all levels. Ryan’s wife Meghan is a high school band director and they have twin daughters attending Central Washington University pursuing music education degrees as well as two younger daughters who love music as well. Ryan received his bachelor’s degree in music education from Pacific Lutheran University and his master’s degree in music from the University of Washington.