The three day BC Interior Jazz Festival brings high school and middle school students together from all around the West to perform and be adjudicated with their Jazz Bands, Vocal Jazz Groups, and Jazz Combos. These performances take place at the Kelowna Community Theatre and the Rotary Centre for the Arts on April 12th, 13th, and 14th. Viewing is open to the public. Admission is $3/day at the Kelowna Community Theatre and free at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. For more information visit www.bcinteriorjazzfestival.com Come out and support jazz music!
The festival offers jazz music students an excellent opportunity to showcase their talents while vying for a chance to quality for a MusicFest invitation. Groups are adjudicated by a panel of professional music adjudicators and have opportunities to listen to other groups perform. There are FREE workshops for the students and the public on Friday and Saturday, April 13th and 14th at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. Topics include Latin Percussion, Rhythm Section, Vocal, Improvisation, Guitar, Saxophone, Trumpet and Trombone. The public is encouraged to attend. For a workshop schedule, visit www.bcinteriorjazzfestival.com. Come down and take in a workshop!