The success of the Hessen State Youth Jazz Orchestra (Kicks & Sticks) is primarily the result of continuous work under the direction of Wolfgang Diefenbach. The Friends of Kicks & Sticks also play a considerable role, taking care of the diverse and numerous organisational tasks and the financial running of the band. The work of this first-class big-band and therefore the training of the young musicians depend primarily on raising the necessary funds. This is done by recruiting new members of the Friends and by approaching private and institutional sponsors and public agencies.
In times of limited public funds in the cultural landscape, the Friends of Kicks & Sticks need all the support they can get! By becoming a member of the Friends of Kicks & Sticks, you allow the orchestra also in the future to engage excellent soloists and tutors and to hold its outstanding position among the youth jazz orchestras.
With an annual subscription of 60€, you not only support the work of the orchestra, but also actively sponsor young talented musicians.