And the Winners Are…

Auditorium/Stage   2016 Grand Champion: Champaign Central Jazz Ensemble Last Year’s 2015 Grand Champion- Wheeling Jazz Band  Jazz Fest Artist Stephen Sholty, 2016 Auditorium: H.S. Jazz Ensembles Class AA: 137- Libertyville Jazz Ensemble I 136- Buffalo Grove Jazz Band I Tie: 131- Prospect Jazz Ensemble I & Rolling Meadows Jazz Ensemble I Auditorium: H.S. Jazz Ensembles Class A: 143- Champaign Central Jazz Ensemble 114- Shawano Jazz I 102- Glenbard South Jazz Band I Cafeteria: H.S. Jazz Ensembles II Class AA: Tie: 129- Fremd Jazz Lab Band & Wheeling Jazz Band 2 Libertyville Jazz Ensemble II Oswego Blue Jazz 2 Cafeteria: H.S. Jazz Ensembles II Class A: 138- Champaign Central Stage Band Shawano Jazz II Champaign Central Lab Band Orchestra: H.S. Jazz Combo Class AA: 141- Wheeling Jazz Combo Tie: 139: Warren Township Jazz Combo & Libertyville Jazz Combo 136- Prospect Jazz Combo Orchestra: H.S. Jazz Combo Class A: 145.5- Champaign Central Combo I 139- Marmion Jazz Combo 131- Champaign Central Combo 2 Lyceum: Junior High Ensemble I: 145- Cooper Jazz Band I Tie: 144- Old Quarry Jazz Band & Walter R. Sundling Jazz Band Holmes Jazz Ensemble Lyceum: Junior High Ensemble II: 136- Cooper Jazz Band II 129- Holmes Jazz Band 127- Highland Jazz II Soloist Medals Max Hubbard- Champaign Central- Alto Suchet Kumar- Fremd- Guitar Liam Hurley- Lake Zurich- Vibes Bella Petkus- Old Quarry M.S.- Vocalist JoAnn Montas- Highland I- Trombone Anthony Cruz- Holmes I- Alto Maya Haubrech- Grayslake- Alto Sax Rodrigo Vargos- Parkland- Euphonium Brandon James- Schaumburg- Trombone Glovanni Diaz- Warren- Drummer Naomi- Richards H.S.- Bass Brandon Monsen- Buffalo Grove Alex F.- Sunset Ridge- Bass Wheeling- Soprano Sax... read more

Congratulations Jeffrey Jay

Glenbrook South Band Director gives Jeffrey Jay, Band Director for District 30 band a plaque as a small token of gratitude for his many years of service. read more

Congratulations Don Golden

Glenbrook South Band Director gives Don Golden, Band Director at Sunset Ridge School in Northfield a plaque as a small token of gratitude for his many years of service. read more

Just 19 Days Until Jazz Fest

Make sure you have put North Shore Jazz Fest on your calendars. This year is going to be a great event with amazing local talent playing all day on four stages and our headliner Jeff Hedburg & C11 playing at 6pm. It’s going to be a great show. I don’t know anywhere you can pay $10 (adults) and $5 for seniors and kids under 12 to see great jazz performances all day long. Read more…

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