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Jazz Festival

Jazz Festival

The 2023 UIC Jazz Festival is scheduled for Thursday April 20th, to be held at Epiphany Center for the Performing Arts, 201 South Ashland Avenue in Chicago.

  • Early Bird Deadline: March 1, 2023
  • Registration Deadline: April 14, 2023

The UIC Jazz festival unites top high school jazz combos and jazz workshops from all of the Midwest to receive jazz clinics from UIC jazz faculty. Students and high school band directors will have an opportunity to learn from special guests and jazz faculty. The Jazz Fest will conclude with a special concert by the UIC Jazz Ensemble directed by Andy Baker and special guest artist.

We would absolutely love to have your jazz ensembles and combos visit us on that day. The evening before, on Wednesday April 19th, will serve to open the festival events with a concert in the Sanctuary space at Epiphany featuring our stellar UIC Jazz Faculty and Festival guest artist. 

All festival events on 4/20/23 are free and open to all. The 4/19/23 concert is a ticketed event.

Special guest artist: Jared Shonig