The 50th Annual Elmhurst College Jazz Festival: February 23-26, 2017

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Throughout the 50th Annual Festival, our six guest artist/adjudicators designate individual musicians as “outstanding” for solo, section, or composing/arranging work. Here is the list, updated throughout the weekend:
Friday Feb 24 Afternoon Session
- College of DuPage: Aaron Newman, Deb Zelman
- University of Kentucky: Aaron Farris, Eli Francis, Aaron Brewer, Cassie Morrelles, Kirby Davis, Mitchell Tinnell
- Whitworth University Combo: Max Bennett, Jonathan Bampus, Denin Koch, King Dawidalle, Jansen Leggett
- Elmhurst College Combo: Adam Roebuck, Matt Zmuda, Clay Corso, Konrad Malinowski, Wes Nelson, Zach Taylor
- Ashland University: Steve Berry, Alex Sandwisch, Jaylynn Buchmelter, Michael Byandas, Derek Rongel
- Trevecca Nazarene University: Kasey Strange, Asia Norman
- Elmhurst College Vocal Jazz: Shawndell Young, Anthony Paul, Clay Corso, Isaiah Eby, Parker Stluka
- Kent State University Nova Jazz Singers: Emily Laycock, Shelby Denten
- Kent State University Big Band: Xavier Dimoff, Eric Vazquez
- Milikin University: Nic Sanders, Max Dragon, Asha Worthy, Michael Anderson

Throughout the 50th Annual Festival, our six guest artist/adjudicators designate individual musicians as “outstanding” for solo, section, or composing/arranging work. Here is the list, updated throughout the weekend:

Friday Feb 24 Afternoon Session

- College of DuPage Big Band: Aaron Newman, Deb Zelman

- University of Kentucky Big Band: Aaron Farris, Eli Francis, Aaron Brewer, Cassie Morrelles, Kirby Davis, Mitchell Tinnell

- Whitworth University Combo: Max Bennett, Jonathan Bampus, Denin Koch, King Dawidalle, Jansen Leggett

- Elmhurst College Combo: Adam Roebuck, Matt Zmuda, Clay Corso, Konrad Malinowski, Wes Nelson, Zach Taylor

- Ashland University Big Band: Steve Berry, Alex Sandwisch, Jaylynn Buchmelter, Michael Byandas, Derek Rongel

- Trevecca Nazarene University Big Band: Kasey Strange, Asia Norman

- Elmhurst College Vocal Jazz: Shawndell Young, Anthony Paul, Clay Corso, Isaiah Eby, Parker Stluka

- Kent State University Nova Jazz Singers: Emily Laycock, Shelby Denten

- Kent State University Big Band: Xavier Dimoff, Eric Vazquez

- Milikin University Big Band: Nic Sanders, Max Dragon, Asha Worthy, Michael Anderson

Friday Feb 24 Evening Session

- California State University, Long Beach Big Band: Tom Hughes, Harry Ostrander, Nick Wees, Phineas Crisp, Alex  Flavell, Wes Perry, Erik Larsen, Spencer Wiles, Stephen Wood

Saturday Feb 25 Afternoon Session

Central Michigan University Big Band: Rob Killips, Michael Hamilton, Andrew Jensen

Harper College Combo: Nick Keriazakos

California State University, Long Beach Combo: Spencer Wiles, Wes Perry, Michael Beltran, Brandon Johnson, Alex Flavell, Tom Hughes, Harry Ostrander

Rock Valley College Combo: Isaac Leka, Brent Blaesing

Capital University Combo: Marty Quinn, Jacob Campbell, Max Marsillo, Will Ash, Chris Dooley, Rachel Spencer, Mah Hakes

Whitworth University: Jansen Leggett, Brandon Cowan, King Dawidalle, Taylor Heath, Justin Toney, Jonathan Bampus, Andrew Peltonen, Max Bennett

University of Illinois Chicago Big Band: Aaron Gordon, Gio Garcia, Angel Gonzalez, Jamal Crowder, Morgan Pirtle

Morehead State University Big Band: Jared Clifton, Kyle Smiley, Alex Mercurio, Robert Barnes

Capital University Big Band: Max Marsillo, Marty Quinn, Jacob Campbell, Rachel Spencer, Nate Bishop, Chuck Worthy

Saturday Feb 25 Evening Session

University of Kentucky Big Band: Angie Ortega, Nick Bolchoz, Coty Taylor, Denver Pascua, Brad Myers, Jonathon Barrett, Ian Cruz

Elmhurst College Jazz Band: Matt Zmuda, Clay Corso, Jaime Ruiz, Luke Stillwell, Trevor Hill, Jess Brooks, Adam Roebuck

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