Past College Participants

Each year, many of the most accomplished college bands in the country perform at the Elmhurst University Jazz Festival. Here’s a list of the participating bands since the Festival’s founding in 1967.

Albion College
American Conservatory of Music
Aquinas College
Ashland University
Augustana College
Austin Peay State University
Baldwin-Wallace College
Ball State University
Boston College
Bowling Green State University
Bradley University
Butler University
California State University, Long Beach
Capital University
Carroll College
Case Western Reserve University
Cedarville University
Central College
Central Michigan University
Central Missouri State University
Central State University
Chicago Conservatory of Music
Chicago State University
Clark Terry Institute of Jazz Studies
Clarke University
College of DuPage
College of Lake County
College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University
Collin County Community College
Columbia College Chicago
Concordia University
Culver-Stockton College
DePaul University
DePauw University
Dordt College
Drake University
Duquesne University
Eastern Illinois University
Eastern Michigan University
Elgin Community College
Elmhurst University
Ferris State College
Governors State University
Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Valley State College
Grinnell College
Gustavus Adolphus College
Harold Washington College
Harper College
Heartland College
Hillsdale College
Illinois Central College
Illinois State University
Illinois Wesleyan University
Indiana University, Bloomington
Indiana University, South Bend
Indiana-Purdue, Fort Wayne
Indiana-Purdue, Indianapolis
Iowa State University
Jefferson College
Joliet Junior College
Judson University
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Karlovarsky Repre Band
Kaskaskia College
Kellogg Community College
Kennedy-King College
Kent State University
Kenyon College
Kirkwood Community College
Knox College
KUG Honors Ensemble, Austria
Lake Forest College
Lawrence University
Liberty University
Lincoln College
Lincoln Trail Community College
Lindenwood University
Lorain County Community College
Loyola University, New Orleans
Macalester College
Malcolm X College
Marian University
Marshall University
Mayville State University
McHenry County College
McNally Smith College
Memphis State University
Miami University (Ohio)
Michigan State University
Millikin University

Mineral Area College
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Missouri Western State College
Monmouth College
Moraine Valley Community College
Morehead State University
Morningside College
Morton College
Murray State University
Newberry College
North Park University
Northeastern Illinois University
Northern Illinois University
Northern Kentucky University
Northern Michigan University
Northwestern University
Oakland University
Oakton Community College
Oberlin Conservatory
Ohio Northern University
Ohio State University
Ohio University
Olivet Nazarene University
Penn State University
Principia College
Purdue University
Quincy University
Rock Valley College
Roosevelt University (Chicago College of Performing Arts)
Slippery Rock University
South Suburban College
Southeast Missouri State University
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
Southern University
St. Mary’s University, Minnesota
St. Norbert College
St. Xavier University
Taylor University
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Texas Christian University
Tiffin University
Trevecca Nazarene University
Triton College
University of Akron
University of Arkansas at Monticello
University of Calgary
University of Cincinnati
University of Connecticut
University of Dayton
University of Evansville
University of Findlay
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
University of Illinois, Chicago
University of Indianapolis
University of Iowa
University of Kentucky
University of Louisville
University of Manitoba
University of Mary
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota Morris
University of Missouri, Columbia
University of Missouri, Kansas City
University of Missouri, St. Louis
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
University of North Texas
University of Northern Iowa
University of Notre Dame
University of South Dakota
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse
University of Wisconsin, Madison
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
University of Wisconsin, Parkside
University of Wisconsin, Platteville
University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
Valdosta State University
Vandercook College of Music
Waubonsee Community College
Wayne State University
Western Illinois University
Western Michigan University
Wheaton College
Whitworth University
William Penn College
Winona State University
Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
Wright College
Wright State University

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