Jazz Band Festival

February 09, 2017



Thank you to all our 2017 festival participants, the adjudicators, Directors, and lunchtime concert performers. It was a great day, despite the snow!

How the Festival operates:        

  • Schedule: 15 minute performance (MAXIMUM of three selections) / 25 minute clinic
  • Rating (non-competitive): Gold/Silver/Bronze
  • We provide adjudicator commentaries and a clinic

Registration Cost (held at 2016 rates):

  • Secondary Bands/Combos - $295
  • Elementary Bands - $295

Audience entry fee:

  • $5 donation at the door



PLEASE NOTE FOR REPERTOIRE that each group should play a swing charge, one ballade and an own choice.
Please use MusicFest guidelines as we offer invites to this event so consistency in standards is important, but the
extensive list still allows flexibility in choosing repertoire that suits each group's needs.

MusicFest Canada:

As a MusicFest Canada Affiliate, our adjudicators will issue an "Official Invitation to Perform" to exceptional jazz bands, combos and vocal jazz groups whose performance meets or exceeds the criteria established by MusicFest Canada. The Invitation will be valid for two MusicFest Canada Festivals.