There are two Pelham Jazz Ensembles which are composed of instrumentalists of varying grades (9-12) who wish to participate in a performance based group that focuses on the jazz genre and the corresponding sub genres of jazz. The groups perform at 3-4 concerts a year, the Pelham Tree Lighting, the Pelham City Schools Fine Arts Showcase, regional competitions, as well as other community and school events. The Pelham Jazz Ensembles perform a wide variety of music that passes through the genre and sub genres of jazz. The Pelham Jazz Ensembles also consist of several smaller Jazz Combos that perform throughout the school and community. Placement auditions for the Pelham Jazz Ensembles take place during the Fall Semester.