Noe Marmolejo (Jazz, Division Head) leads the Moores School Jazz Orchestra in the many styles of jazz big bands. Concerts include swing, Latin music, and more contemporary styles like funk, rock, and hip-hop. In February of each year, the Moores Jazz Festival features international jazz artists as part of an adjudicated program for middle schools, high school, and college jazz groups. Marmolejo is an active jazz and classical trumpet performer. He is also an active adjudicator and clinician in the Houston area and is director of the Jazz Institute of the Texas Music Festival.