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Marshall University School of Music’s 48th annual Winter Jazz Festival

February 16 - February 18

Smith Recital Hall | Marshall University | Corner of 3rd and Hal Greer

7 pm

The festival runs from Thursday, Feb. 16, to Saturday, Feb. 18, with daily concerts at 7 p.m. in Smith Recital Hall on Marshall's Huntington campus, while special guests will perform with the Marshall University Faculty Jazz Combo on Friday and the Jazz I Ensemble on Saturday. Thirteen regional middle and high school bands will be present for adjudication each night.

The 48th annual Winter Jazz Festival is open to the public. While admission is free, the department will accept donations for the program. For more information, contact Dr. Martin Saunders, director of jazz studies, by email at saunders35@marshall.edu or by phone at 304-696-4316.

Full Schedule:
Thursday, Feb. 16

Opening Concert

7 p.m. Honor Band - Bridgeport High School
7:45 p.m. Marshall University Jazz II Ensemble

Friday, Feb. 17

School Performances

9:15 a.m. Huntington East Middle School
9:55 a.m. Hurricane Middle School
10:35 a.m. Point Pleasant Junior/Senior High School
11:15 a.m. Blennerhassett Middle School
Noon MU Jazz I Open Rehearsal
1 p.m. Ashlin Parker Master Class and Middle School Awards
2:45 p.m. Ravenswood High School
3:30 p.m. Green High School
4:15 p.m. Parkersburg South High School

Evening Concert

7 p.m. MU Alumni Band
7 p.m. Marshall University Jazz Combo I with Guests
8:30 p.m. Steve Turre and Ashlin Parker

Saturday, Feb. 18

School Performances

9:30 a.m. Lincoln High School
10:15 a.m. Spring Valley High School (Silver)
11 a.m. Woodrow Wilson High School
11:35 a.m. Spring Valley High School (Blue)
12:10 p.m. MU Jazz I Open Rehearsal
12:45 p.m. Steve Turre Master Class
2:30 p.m. Buckhannon-Upshur High School
3:15 p.m. Bridgeport High School
4 p.m. Parkersburg High School

Evening Concert

7 p.m. Thundering Herd All-Star Band
7:45 p.m. Steve Turre and Ashlin Parker
8:30 p.m. Marshall University Jazz I with Guests

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