Morningside Jazz Festival

51st Jazz Festival

51st Annual Morningside Jazz Festival

The 2024 Morningside Jazz Festival will be held on February 6-9, 2024. This event is free and open to the public. All performances will be held in Eppley Auditorium on Morningside's campus.

Jazz and jazz education have long been a hallmark of the music program at Morningside and we pride ourselves on being a regional resource for students and directors alike.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Erik Mahon, Director of Jazz Studies, at
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(712) 274-5239

REGISTER FOR the 51st Jazz Festival 

View 2024 Schedule By Class

  • 1A - Tuesday, February 6, 2024
  • 2A – Thursday, February 8, 2024
  • 3A – Wednesday, February 7, 2024
  • 4A – Friday, February 9, 2024

M Avenue Jazz Ensemble will perform a mini-concert each day of the festival at midday and their performance will feature guest musicians from the festival. Check out the complete schedule for more information.

View 2023 RESULTS 

Past Festival Results

2022 Festival Results

2020 Festival Results

2019 Festival Results

The Morningside Jazz Festival is for high school (9 - 12) jazz bands. Click here to learn more about our Middle School (6 - 8) Jazz Day.