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2023 Concordia Jazz Festival

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

8:30 AM - 1:45 PM

Music Events

Concordia Jazz Festival

Dr. Tom Mueller and Prof. Len Montgomery, co-directors
Adjudicators and musical guests: Bruce Babad, Matt Johnson, Len Montgomery
Host Band: Concordia Jazz Orchestra

Join us for the inaugural Concordia Jazz Festival at Concordia University Irvine! Our goal is to deliver a personalized experience for your ensemble in the state-of-the-art Borland-Manske music facility. Only three groups will be accepted for this exclusive event. Your musicians will have the opportunity to perform, receive personalized feedback in a live adjudication session, and to listen to other outstanding high school bands.

Awards will be presented to outstanding soloists, ensembles, and instrumentalists. A complimentary lunch for students and faculty will be provided. Performances and adjudication sessions will be recorded in-house via Concordia’s professional recording studio and will be available after the festival.


8:30 - 11:50am: Warm-up time, performances, and clinics (30 minute sessions)
11:50 - 12:45pm: Complimentary lunch at the university dining hall
12:45 - 1:15pm: Concert with Concordia Jazz Orchestra and adjudicators
1:15 - 1:45pm: Closing ceremony and awards

Program registration fee: $175

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