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Student Performances

All student performances take place on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus and are open to the public!

2017 Performance Schedule! 

 2016 Results

College Big Band

1st - UW- Madison Jazz Orchestra (92)

2nd - UW-Madison Latin Jazz Ensemble (87.750)

3rd - Michigan Tech Jazz Lab Band (86.5)

Bottom Score (74.250)

College Combo

1st - McNally Smith Fusion Jazz Ensemble (91)

2nd - UW-Madison Contemporary Ensemble (90.333)

3rd - North Central University John Nelson Quartet (88)

Bottom Score (76.667)

High School Class AA

1st - Valley HS Jazz Orchestra (94.938)

2nd - Roseville HS Jazz I (93.875)

3rd - Rosemount HS Jazz I (93.188)

Bottom Score (77.250) 

High School Class A

1st - Elk River - Black Elk (89.625)

2nd - Hastings HS Jazz I (88.125)

3rd - EC North Jazz I (87.875)

 Bottom Score (78.875)

High School Class B

1st - Waconia Jazz I (86.250)

2nd - Shawano Jazz I (85.875)

3rd - Fort Atkinson HS (85.125)

Bottom Score (75.125)

High School Class C

1st - Whitewater HS (85.2)

2nd - Winona Cotter (83.238)

3rd - Mesabi East Jazz Band (81.165)

Bottom Score (80.038)

High School Class D

1st - St. Croix Preperatory (86.125)

2nd - Columbus HS (84.125)

3rd - Columbus Catholic HS (82.125)

Bottom Score (60.375)

Combo I

1st - Valley HS Combo I (90.667)

2nd - Roseville HS Combo I (90.333)

3rd - Valley HS Combo II (85.5)

Bottom Score (77.333)

Combo II 

1st - Fort Atkinson HS Combo (91)

2nd - Shawano HS Combo (89)

3rd - Menominee HS Combo/Waseca HS Jazz Combo (87)

Bottom Score (75)

Middle School Big Bands

1st - Falcon Ridge MS (93.750)

2nd - Capitol Hill MS Jazz Band (90.625)

3rd - Parkview Jazz I (88.875)

Bottom Score (77.250)


Honor Bands

Competitive big bands and combos are eligible to be designated an Honor group. The highest scoring band in each class will receive the award as an Honor Band. The college Honor Band and Honor Combo will perform at the Friday Headline Concert. The high school honor bands will perform at the Saturday Headline Concert at Memorial High School. The middle school Honor Big Band and the high school Honor Combos will perform at the 4:30 p.m. concert on Saturday afternoon.

Outstanding Soloist Awards

All bands may have soloists who can be nominated by the adjudicators in their performance area as an outstanding soloist. One soloist from each class will then be selected by the adjudicators at the end of the performance day as the top outstanding soloist.

Excellence in Jazz Education Award

Several clinics will be offered throughout the Saturday addressing a wide variety of jazz-related topics. Directors will be provided clinic attendance cards for each of their students. For each clinic a student attends, he/she will have it checked off. At the 4:30 concert, students will turn in their cards, which will then be counted. Students must attend three or more clinics for their card to be counted for their school.

The school with 95% of students attending three or more clinics will win the Excellence in Jazz Education award. In addition, schools with 65% of students attending three or more clinics will be eligible to win a new instuments!


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Past Results

2014 High School and Middle School Results

Guest Artists
52nd Street Bands
Pain Clinic
The Eau Claire Jazz, Inc.

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