Illinois Wesleyan University

Friday, February 1, and Saturday, February 2, 2019

Featured Guest Artists:

Tim Pitchford - Trombone - former IWU director, Atlanta School for the Arts

Chip Stephens - Piano - University of Illinois

Matt Endres - Drums - University of Wisconsin

Robert Sears - Trumpet - IWU

Jeff Halsey - Bass-Bowing Green University

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 Details for registration will be posted soon.

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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