After 3 years of successfully hosting an in-person & two virtual festivals, National Jazz Festival announces 2023 event at Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia on April 22
The National Jazz Festival will present its annual festival at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia on April 22, 2023. Registration is now open, with a sign-up deadline of Nov. 30. Various categories are open for high school and middle school participation, including jazz bands, vocal groups, individual vocalists, composers and middle school bands.
A press release said, “The National Jazz Festival is an inclusive event and does not require an audition. The festival is free and open to the public.
“The National Jazz Festival is a youth education initiative that is growing rapidly. A small team of volunteers runs the festival and has successfully hosted over a thousand students each year since 2020.
“During this festival, student musicians and vocalists perform and receive valuable feedback from experienced adjudicators. Jazz clinics are held throughout the day. Special exhibitors and college representatives are at the festival to engage with attendees. The festival ends with an evening awards ceremony.”