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2019 Jazz Fest Schedule

Stage – Ensemble I – Class AA/A Competitive

7:50 – Carl Sandburg Jazz Ensemble I

8:15 – Central Jazz Lab

8:40 – Marmion Rosary Jazz Band

9:05 – St. Patrick Honors Jazz Band

Break

10:10 – Oswego East Jazz Ensemble

10:35 – Rockford Christian HS Jazz Band

11:00 – Glenbard South Jazz I

11:25 – Waukegan Bulldog Big Band

11:50 – Schaumburg Jazz Ensemble

Lunch Break

12:55 – Maine East Big Band

1:20 – Belvidere Jazz Ensemble

1:45 – Conant Jazz Ensemble

2:10 – Carmel Catholic Jazz Ensemble

2:35 – Palatine Jazz Ensemble

3:00 – Grayslake Central Jazz Band

Break

3:40 – Tinley Park Honors Jazz Band

4:05 – Libertyville Jazz Ensemble

4:30 – Wheeling Jazz Band I

4:55 – Prospect Jazz Band I

5:20 – Fremd Jazz Ensemble

5:45 – Warren Township Jazz Ensemble

6:10 – 2018 Grand Champion – Naperville North Jazz Ensemble

6:35 – Paul Wertico and Friends

Cafeteria – Ensemble II – Class AA/A Competitive & NC

8:15 – Glenbrook South Jazz Lab Band

8:40 – Oswego East Jazz Band

9:05 – Oswego Orange Jazz Ensemble II

9:30 – Glenbard South Jazz II

Break

10:10 – Conant Jazz Lab Band

10:35 – Oswego Blue Jazz Ensemble III

11:00 – Carl Sandburg Jazz Ensemble II

11:25 – Warren Township Jazz Ensemble II

11:50 – Oswego East Big Band

Lunch Break

12:55 – Palatine Jazz Lab Band

1:20 – Prospect Jazz Band II

1:45 – Schaumburg Jazz Lab Band

2:10 – Libertyville Lab Band

2:35 – Naperville North Jazz Band

3:00 – Wheeling Jazz Band II

Break

3:40 – Fremd Jazz Lab Band

4:05 – Warren Township Jazz Lab Band

Orchestra – Combo – Class AA/A Competitive & NC

9:05 – Old Querry MS Combo

9:30 – Carl Sandburg Jazz Combo

Break

10:10 – Schaumburg Jazz Combo

10:35 – Marmion Rosary Jazz Combo

11:00 – Glenbrook South Jazz Combo

11:25 – Libertyville Jazz Combo

11:50 – Conant Jazz Combo

Lunch Break

12:55 – Wheeling Jazz Combo

1:20 – Waukegan Bulldog Jazztet

1:45 – Oswego East Jazz Combo I

2:10 – Fremd Jazz Combo

2:35 – Warren Township Jazz Combo

3:00 – Prospect Jazz Combo

Break

3:40 – Carmel Catholic Jazz Combo

4:05 – Naperville North Jazz Combo

Lyceum – Junior High – Competitive & NC

9:30 – Maple Jazz Band

Break

10:10 – Grove JHS Jazz Ensemble

10:35 – Old Quarry Jazz Band

11:00 – Springman Wildcat Jazz Band

11:25 – Schaumburg School District 54 Jazz Band

11:50 – Holmes Jazz Band II

Lunch Break

12:55 – Highland Middle School Jazz I

1:20 – Grayslake Middle School Jazz Ensemble

1:45 – Rockford Christian Middles School Jazz Band

2:10 – Holmes Jazz Ensemble

2:35 – Gemini Junior High Jazz Band I

3:00 – Cooper Jazz Band I

3:25 – Glenbrook South Jazz Ensemble

This is the place to be for information on how to get signed up and what to expect. Performing bands will be judged on the following criteria:

Blend – Quality of ensemble tone
Intonation – Instruments in tune with each other
Balance – Balanced dynamic levels in individuals/sections
Rhythm – Does the band maintain accurate rhythmic pulsation
Precision – Do sections and band play together precisely
Dynamics – Does the band make the most of dynamic contrasts and shading
Interpretation –  The phrasing of music in good style
Arrangements – Is the arrangement suited to the band’s capabilities
Presentation – Does the band communicate well with the audience
Improvisation* – Do soloists add to the general performance

*The improvistation score is added to the final rating only if a judge decides that the soloist or solos added to the selection performed.

Welcome 2019 Jazz Fest Participants!

  • Belvidere High School
  • Big Hollow Middle School
  • Carl Sandburg High School
  • Carmel Catholic High School
  • Central High School
  • Conant High School
  • Cooper Middle School
  • Gemini Junior High School
  • Glenbard South High School
  • Grayslake Central High School
  • Grayslake Middle School
  • Grove Junior High School
  • Harold L Richards High School
  • Holmes Middle School
  • Jane Addams Junior High School
  • Libertyville High School
  • Maine East High School
  • Maple Middle School
  • Marmion Rosary
  • Naperville North High School
  • Old Quarry Middle School
  • Oswego East High School
  • Oswego High School
  • Palatine High School
  • Prospect High School
  • Rockford Christian School
  • Schaumburg High School
  • Springman Middle School
  • St. Patrick High School
  • Tinley Park High School
  • Warren Township High School
  • Waukegan High School
  • Wheeling High School
  • William Fremd High School