Jazz Festival

Morningside College Jazz Festival

In its 46th year of existence, the Morningside College Jazz Festival provides educational opportunities for aspiring student jazz musicians, music teachers and the community at-large.

This competitive high school festival emphasizes aqcuisitions and development of jazz skills through adjudicated performances and educational clinics. The Morningside College Jazz Festival broadens the cultural awareness of the community and fosters a lifelong appreciation of America's art form by attracting internationally acclaimed guest artists and adjudicators to the area. Last year's guest artists were Master Sergeant Steven D. Eerickson, Brian Gorrell and Chief Master Sergeant (Ret) Jon Yates.

The 2018 High School Jazz Festival was held February 7-9.

Participant information:

For more information about the Morningside College Jazz Festival, please contact:
Russ Nagel, festival coordinator
(712) 274-5239