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Jazz and World Music Festival
Capital University's Conservatory of Music will present the 22nd annual Jazz & World Music Festival from April 11-April 26, 2016. This event features music student, faculty and guest ensemble concerts, both on campus and in the community, and world-class jazz artists in clinics, workshops, and in concert throughout the period. All events are free and open to the public unless marked otherwise. A full schedule follows below!Friday, April 15 is earmarked for the Jazz Ensemble Invitational which brings together middle and high school, collegiate and community jazz ensembles from within a multi-state region, and our own Capital ensembles for a friendly non-competitive atmosphere in an educationally emphasized setting. At 10 a.m. we will be rotating personnel through various Alumni Big Bands under the direction of Ray Eubanks, Vaughn Wiester, and Dr. Lou Fischer. Come join in the fun and help us acknowledge the Founder of our programs, Ray Eubanks...ONE MORE ONCE! If you are interested in performing in one of these ensembles, send an email directly to Dr. Lou Fischer, festival coordinator, at email@example.com and let him know what your instrument is and what years you attended Capital! At 11am, enjoy the clinics delivered by many of your alumni friends, and stay for lunch on us!On Saturday, April 16 the President invites you to a very special "Invitation Only" Jazz Division 40th Anniversary Alumni Social at Mees Courtyard from 12noon-1pm. Lunch is on us, cash bar. Please note that we need to know if you plan to attend! RSVP here NO LATER than Wednesday, April 13. Sooner is better than later!Stay for the community celebration concert from 1pm-6pm featuring many of our present day ensembles as listed below. Bring your axe and plan to sit in if you like! Should you require housing while in Columbus, see the information posted at the bottom of this page.
The 22nd Annual High School Invitational & 40th Anniversary Celebration Alumni performers, adjudicators and guest artists will include:
Download the Artist Bios (PDF)Download an application today! (First-Come First-Served)Download the invitational schedule (PDF) Visit us on FacebookAll events are free and open to the public. Bring your lawn chairs, picnic blankets, picnic baskets, non-alcoholic beverage coolers to the multiple concerts at the Reflections Fountain, in the center of Capital's campus!
40th Anniversary Celebration Housing is now available to all attendees. First come-first served! If you are planning to attend the upcoming 40th Anniversary Celebration and need housing, we have made arrangements at a very reasonable rate for attendees. To book housing under the Capital University 40th Celebration of Jazz Studies block:
Jazz & World Music Festival wouldn't be possible without the support of numerous corporations, local businesses and organizations. Support the businesses that sponsor the Jazz & World Music Festival!For more information, contact Dr. Lou Fischer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-236-6285.