27th Annual UW-Stevens Point

JAZZ FESTIVAL

Friday, February 2, 2018


Featuring Guest Artist:
Ryan Keberle and Catharsis

http://ryankeberle.com/catharsis/




Open to all High School and Middle School/Jr. High Jazz Ensembles and Jazz Combos.  

Non-Competitive. 

Two clinicians providing written and verbal feedback after hearing your band perform. Most groups play two or three selections and we welcome pieces that are "in-progress," and not necessarily "polished." Each 45-minute session allows ample time for your band to perform and receive valuable tips and suggestions. 

Within one week, a streaming video recording of your band's performance/clinic can be viewed and shared with your students and their families.    Registration Form

Drumsets, bass amplifiers and vibes provided (please bring your own guitar amplifiers and cymbals). Each performance site is equipped with a PA and microphones for solos and/or vocalists. 

Outstanding Musicianship Awards Presented. 

Participating students are also eligible for a limited number of scholarships to attend Camp COFAC, June 18-24, 2017. 

Masterclasses given by UWSP faculty. 

UWSP Department of Music Entrance and Scholarship Auditions for fall 2018 available with advance notice (contact Monica Anderson).  

Fee: $150 per group - Jazz Ensembles or Jazz Combos.  

All participating adults (teachers/chaperones) and students may purchase tickets ($15) for the 1 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. concert. Please indicate which performance you want on the registration form. 

Question and Answer session with the guest artist following the afternoon concert (approx. 3-4 p.m.).    

General public call 800-838-3378 or 715-346-4100 to reserve tickets for the evening performance.
Or click here to purchase your tickets online.  
General admission price $18 for adults, $15 for seniors/students. 
 

 Master Classes

Master Classes take place from 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
UWSP faculty will present 45 minute master classes in the following locations.

Rhythm section clinic (piano,bass,drumset, guitar) - NFAC 201
Trombone Master class with Patrick Lawrence - NFAC 340
Trumpet Master class with Brent Turney - NFAC 240
Saxophone Master class with David Hastings - NFAC 221

 Adjudicators

 

TBA

 Directions

Highway 66 from the West: 

  • Follow Highway 66 east (Clark Street) through four traffic lights
  • Proceed one more block from the Division Street intersection (Business Hwy 51) to Phillips St.
  • Turn left on Phillips Street
  • Park in Lot Q, or north end of lot P  
 

Interstate 39 from the East/North/South: 

  • Take the Business Hwy 51 Exit from I-39 (Exit #161)
  • Follow Business Hwy 51(Division St.) through 3 traffic lights
  • Turn left on Portage Street
  • Park in Lot Q, or north end of lot P  
 

Highway 66 from the East:

  • Follow Highway 66 west (Main Street) through seven traffic lights
  • Proceed four more blocks from the Michigan Avenue intersection to Phillips Street
  • Turn right on Phillips Street
  • Park in Lot Q, or north end of lot P  
 
 
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