Throughout the Festival, our guest artists/adjudicators designate individual musicians as “Outstanding” for solo, section, or composing/arranging work. At the close of the weekend, they designate a handful of ensembles as “outstanding” overall. Listed below are those such ensembles and individuals from 2019’s 52nd Annual Jazz Festival.

Outstanding Groups

  • Elmhurst College Jazz Band
  • Kent State University – Vocal Jazz
  • University of Arkansas, Monticello – Big Band
  • University of Western Michigan – Big Band

Individual Student Awards

Individual student awards will be posted soon.

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