Illinois Wesleyan University

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Featured Guest Artist: Jazz Vocalist, Dr. Kate Reid, and Trumpeter, Steve Reid

Instrumental Ensemble Clinicians : Dr. Dick Kelley, saxophones; Dr. John Cooper (WIU), trumpet; Tom Marko, drums; Rick Haydon (SIUE), guitar

Vocal Jazz Ensemble Clinician : Drew Dahan


IWU Jazz Program


Festival Participation Includes

  • Non competitive performances by high school and middle school ensembles
  • An MP3 recording of each performance with Judges comments
  • A performance by IWU’s  premiere Jazz Ensemble
  • A private 20-minute clinic for each performing group
  • 45-minute individual masterclasses presented by each adjudicator


Illinois Wesleyan University, School of Music
Presser Hall  


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