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Jazz Fest 46 Schedule of Events

Saturday, February 6, 2016

All school groups performing during the day will receive written comments plus an onstage clinic by adjudicators after their performance. Jazz Fest is non-competitive - Groups do not receive a first, second, etc., ranking.

The concert will begin with the eight invited high school bands, each with one of the eight adjudicators appearing as a soloist. The Patriot Jazz Band will take the stage for a special guest performance at 7:30, followed closely by the NEW Jazz All Stars featuring the music of UW-Green Bay alumnus Chuck Dotas.

8:00 am - 12:00 pm High School Jazz Ensembles
Jazz 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.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 pm: Clinic with the NEW Jazz All Stars and Chuck Dotas

2:00 - 3:30 pm: Each band rehearses with one of the adjudicator/soloists

6:00 pm: Evening Concert on the main stage in the Weidner Center for Performing Arts

*All Registered Schools
New this year: all students will be admitted to all UW-Green Bay Music concerts for free. Parents and friends can get tickets for the concert for $12 in advance or $15 at the door. For additional ticket information: Call 1-920-465-2400; or visit