Welcome to the
2022 Eau Claire Jazz festival!

Students have been learning and growing at the Eau Claire Jazz Festival

for decades. This year is packed with both virtual and in-person opportunities

and resources for your students to grow. We’ve paired a world-class roster of

adjudicators and clinicians along with some of the most inspiring jazz icons

to create an exceptional and inspiring experience for your students.

Important Dates


November 29th  Registration Opens

April 1st - Late Registration Begins

April 22nd - Middle School, High School non-Competitive, College ensemble performances

April 23rd - High School Competitive ensemble performances

Rules & Regulations


We have updated many of our rules and regulations for 2022. Please review our 2022 In-Person School Eligibility and Pricing document for information on pricing, school class sizes, and more.

Ensemble Types


In 2022, we are offering four different ensemble types for directors and students. Schools can enter ensembles in the following categories: Big Band, Combo, Vocal Ensemble, and Modern Band. To learn more about each category, click on the links below.


Big Band




Vocal Ensemble


Modern Band


Registration fess include access to all ECJF Masterclasses, performances, and events during both days. Participants who wish to attend the Jazz Crawl or the Concert Series in the evening must purchase tickets. 

*Ensembles registering after April 1st, 2022 will be charged a late registration fee.

Big Band

Regular Price: $275

*Late Price: $350


Regular Price: $200

*Late Price: $250

Vocal Ensemble

Regular Price: $275

*Late Price: $350

Modern Band

Regular Price: $225

*Late Price: $300

Cancellation Policy

Schools that must cancel their registrations will not be issued a refund. In the event that registrants cannot participate as intended, a credit will be issued for use in future festivals. There is no expiration date for a credit. If the credit is in excess of the new registration, the balance can be carried over, but will have no cash value.

Frequently asked questions

Questions? We've got you covered. Refer to our FAQ Document to get answers for some commonly asked questions. If you can't still can't find your answer, contact us as info@eauclairejazz.com

Virtual Education Options

Looking to attend the 2022 Eau Claire Jazz Festival but don't feel comfortable attending in person yet? Back by popular demand, our 2022 Virtual Student Packages are great for directors who still want world-class educational opportunities but aren't quite ready to make the trip to Eau Claire. Learn more here.