February 9 & 10, 2018
The UWM Department of Music and the Milwaukee Jazz Orchestra host the Woody Herman Educational Jazz Festival. Middle School and High School students will participate in master classes and full ensemble sessions and there will be special activities for ensemble directors. Friday events will also include the adjudication of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation Woody Herman-Sister Fabian Fund Scholarships for high school seniors and a new $500 scholarship open to all high school students sponsored by the Milwaukee Jazz Orchestra.
Middle and High School Workshop – Friday, 8:30AM–3:30PM
Open to Middle and High School workshop participants
Concert – Saturday, 7:30PM
Featuring our guest artist, jazz vocalist, Steve March-Tormé, the Milwaukee Jazz Orchestra, UWM Jazz Ensembles, and the winners of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation Woody Herman-Sister Fabian Fund Scholarship and Milwaukee Jazz Orchestra Scholarship.
Schools with students in the UWM Youth Jazz Ensemble receive $50 off entrance to the festival. Workshop space is limited – deadline February 1, 2018.
Workshop, Clinics, & Concert
Middle School Jazz Ensembles – $195
High School Jazz Ensembles – $250
College/University Jazz Ensembles – $295
General Admission – $15
Seniors, UWM Faculty & Staff – $13
Students, under 18 – $9
Music Majors – Free