Jazz Festival

The Morningside College Jazz Festival works to provide educational opportunities to aspiring student jazz musicians, music teachers, and the community at-large.

The 48th annual Morningside College Jazz Festival will take place Wednesday through Friday, February 5-7, 2020. The guest artists will be Marcus Lewis, trombone, and Brandon Draper, drums/percussion.

2020 Jazz Festival Schedule

  • 1A and 3A bands will perform Wednesday, February 5 (please note the change in 3A date)
  • 2A bands will perform Thursday, February 6
  • 4A bands will perform Friday, February 7
Festival Finale Concert

The Morningside Jazz Ensemble with Marcus Lewis, trombone, and Brandon Draper, drums/percussion.
Dr. Erik Mahon, Director
Friday, February 7, 2020, 7pm
Eugene C. Eppley Auditorium
Free and open to the public
Doors open at 6:30pm

Please see below for more information:

Past Festival Results

2019 Festival Results

2020 Festival Results

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Erik Mahon, Director of Jazz Studies, at

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(712) 274-5239