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Jazz Fest XLIV Schedule of Events

Saturday, February 1, 2014

8:00 am - 1:00 pm: High School and Middle School Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo.
Jazz ensembles and jazz combo ensembles should prepare two or three contrasting selections. One score must be provided for each selection to accommodate the evaluation process. On-and-off-stage time is thirty minutes for each group. Following each performance there will be an onstage clinic.

1:00 - 1:45: Clinic / performance session with guest artist Ari Hoenig and Johannes Weidenmueller (Main Stage Wiedner Center) They will discuss rhythm section playing.
Saxophone Clinic with Woody Mankowski
Trumpet clinic with UWGB jazz professor, Adam Gaines
Trombone clinic with Thomas Vanden Avond

2:00 – 2:45: Clinic session with Kenny Werner and his trio

2:45 – 3:15: Announcements
Outstanding Student Performers, Outstanding Ensembles

4:00: Afternoon Concert at the Weidner Center*
With two High School Jazz Ensembles, the UWGB Jazz, Vocal Jazz Ensembles and Kenny Werner on the main stage at the Weidner Center.

*All Registered Schools
If your school wishes to attend the evening performance, please make note of this on your registration form and send $5 for each student with your registration fee. Parents can get tickets for the concert for $12 in advance or $15 at the door. For additional ticket information: Call 1-920-465-2217; email or visit

Call 1-920-465-2400 or 1-800-328-TKTS