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2013 WIU Jazz High School
Jazz Performance Competition
Welcome to the WIU Jazz Performance Competition. The competition is open to all high school students. In order to apply, students should fill out and submit the online application with all required fields. Contestants will need to have a URL link to a video of their jazz performance that is posted online such as YouTube or other video hosting sites.
The performance could be either big band, or jazz combo performance of a solo by the applicant. Also, students may enter with a lead trumpet solo. Contestants must be individuals, no soli submissions are allowed. Students will be judged by a panel of WIU Jazz Faculty and Jazz Studies Students. Application deadline is April 1, 2013. Finalists will be announced April 15, 2013. Winners will be announced May 1, 2013. Winners will of course have bragging rights for a whole year, plus high visibility for their submission on the WIU Jazz Facebook site, PLUS the following Prizes. Admission to the competition is free!
First Place Winner: Full WIU Jazz Camp Scholarship ($495.00 value)
2nd Place Winner/s: 1/2 WIU Jazz Camp Scholarship ($250.00 value)
3rd Place Winner/s: WIU Jazz Polo Shirt
Entrants and supporters are strongly encouraged to Like our WIU Jazz Facebook page to get the most recent news about the competition