All student performances take place on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus and are open to the public!
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 the State Theatre. Class D and the high school Honor Combos will perform at the 4:30 p.m. concert on Saturday afternoon in Davies Center.
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
Three rooms of clinics will be offered throughout 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 initialled at the door. At the 4:30 concert, students will turn in their cards, which will then be counted. The schools that have the most clinics attended per student will be able to win one of the many instruments we have provided to us thorugh Schmitt Music and Morgan's Music.
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