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19th Annual High School Jazz Festival

Event Details

April 8, 2017
8:30 am-6:00 pm

Fine Arts Center

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Music & Dance Dept.

The Department of Music & Dance presents the 19th Annual High School Jazz Festival, coordinated by Jeffrey W. Holmes, with guest adjudicator, Terence Blanchard, trumpet.

This performance includes big bands, combos & vocal jazz ensembles from across Massachusetts, Connecticut & Vermont, plus UMass jazz faculty and guest adjudicators including Dave Sporny, Dave Picchi, Bruce Diehl & Alex Lee-Clark.

Our Faculty Arts Center Concert series with Terence Blanchard is at 8 p.m. 

All daytime festival activities are free and open to the public.

Event Category

Music Lecture/Talk