High School Jazz Festival

For Big Bands and Combos

Save-the-Date: February 22, 2018

REGISTRATION OPENS IN SEPTEMBER

8:30AM - 5PM
Student Center East
750 South Halsted, Chicago

Early Bird Entry deadline: November 27, 2017*

Big Bands: $225
Combos: $175

*Online application due November 27, 2017. Payment must be received by December 4, 2017 to qualify for the early bird discount.

Entry deadline: January 26, 2018

Big Bands: $250
Combos: $200

Adjudication, clinics, and lunchtime performance by UIC Faculty.

Workshops for trumpet, trombone, saxophone, piano, bass, guitar, drums, and voice.

Discounted tickets available for the evening concert with special guest artist to participating schools (see application form for details). 

All applications will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis and will be considered complete only upon receipt of payment. If you want to bring more than one group, we will guarantee one and try to accommodate another if there is space available. We encourage schools to watch the performances if they cannot participate in the event. If you plan on bringing your school to watch the event, please let us know.

On campus emergency contact information here.