Jazz Festival

MSU Jazz Festival returns February 2, 2019!

Student jazz musicians from Missouri State


Join us for a great day of jazz performance and jazz education.

Guest Artist Information

Will Campbell, a former member of the Harry Connick Jr. Big Band, can be heard on the Grammy Nominated CD “Red Light, Blue Light” and “When My Heart Finds Christmas.” Campbell is currently Director of Jazz Studies and Professor of Saxophone at the University on North Carolina, Charlotte, NC.

Saturday, February 2, 2019

  • Spend the day on the Missouri State University campus performing and learning with jazz musicians.
  • Registration required.
  • Categories are available for middle school and high school big bands and jazz combos.
  • Each group will perform for a panel of jazz adjudicators and receive a 30-minute clinic immediately following their performance.
  • School bands have the option of participating in the competitive or non-competitive divisions.
  • The day will end with an awards ceremony and concert presented by the MSU Jazz Studies Ensemble I and featured clinicians.

Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).


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

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