Jazz Festival

 
 
 

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52ND ANNUAL JAZZ FESTIVAL

MORNINGSIDE JAZZ FESTIVAL

FEBRUARY 4-7, 2025

CELEBRATING ALL THINGS JAZZ

The 2025 Morningside Jazz Festival will be held on February 4-7, 2025. 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 mahone@morningside.edu or (712) 274-5239

Jazz Festival Logo

Schedule By Class

View and download the schedule. Each class is scheduled to perform one day.

In addition, the 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.

Schedule

  • 1A – Tuesday, Feb. 4
  • 3A – Wednesday, Feb. 5
  • 2A – Thursday, Feb. 6
  • 4A – Friday, Feb. 7

MEET THE GUEST CLINICIANS COMING SOON

PAST FESTIVAL RESULTS

View the results of past festivals below.

Student Playing Trombone
Jazz Players On Stage

Middle School Jazz Day

The Morningside Jazz Festival is for high school (9 – 12) jazz bands. Morningside offers a Middle School Jazz Day for grades 6-8.

JAZZ FESTIVAL CONTACTS

Erik Mahon

Erik Mahon

Assistant Professor

Erik’s Profile
Kristal Grigsby

Kristal Grigsby

Administrative Assistant

Performing Arts

Kristal’s Profile

THE ARTS AT MORNINGSIDE

SCHOOL OF VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS

The Morningside University School of Visual and Performing Arts provides immersive opportunities for Morningside students and the Siouxland community to experience the power of music and the fine arts. All Morningside students, regardless of major, can audition and perform in ensembles and productions.

Christmas At Morningside 2022 Performance