Jazz Festival

MSU Jazz Festival returns in February!

Save the Date: February 25, 2017

Join us for a great day of jazz performance and education. Featuring outstanding adjudicators, clinicians, and artists.

For more information, contact Randy Hamm, Director of Jazz Studies, at 417-836-6739 or RandyHamm@MissouriState.edu.

Student jazz musicians from Missouri State


Saturday, February 25, 2017

  • Spend the day on the Missouri State University campus performing and learning with jazz musicians.
  • Registration required.
  • Master classes and clinics offered throughout the day.
    • All sessions and classes are conducted by MSU Jazz Studies faculty and guest artists.
    • All performances are open to the public.
  • School bands have the option of participating in the competitive or non-competitive divisions.
  • The awards ceremony and closing performance with the MSU Jazz Studies Ensemble I is scheduled for 5PM.


Complete the form below to register your ensemble(s).
Space is limited; time slots reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

School and Contact Information

Mailing (street or PO) address


A valid email address is required for all festival communication.

Ensemble Registration

Divisions include Big Band, 2nd Bands, Jr Hi/Mid School Bands, Combos. Registration type is competitive or non-competitive.
All bands receive a brief critique after their performance, as time allows.

Entry fee: $250


Entry fee: $180


Entry fee: $110


Entry fee: $110


Entry fee: $110