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 11th, 12th , and 13th. Viewing is open to the public. Admission is $3/day at the Kelowna Community Theatre and free at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. 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 12th and 13th at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. Topics include Percussion, Rhythm Section, Vocal, Improvisation, Guitar, Saxophone, Trumpet and Trombone. The public is encouraged to attend. For a workshop schedule, visit www.bcinteriorjazzfestival.com. Hope to see you there!
BC Interior Jazz Festival
April 11 - April 13
PARKING : Metered street parking is available outside the centre (free after 5 PM & Sundays). One block south on Ellis Street, parking has been increased at the Library Parkade to 668 spaces, and Memorial Parkade to 519 spaces. Parkades are free after 6 PM except during special events. There is an Impark Lot at Prospera Place (access from Water or Cawston) and Impark Lot at the corner of Ellis and Cawston (access from Cawston).