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The virtual format of this year’s High School Invitational allows us to broaden our reach and welcome high school ensembles from far & wide.


The event will be live-streamed online; the one $10 ticket purchase covers the entire event. All times listed are U.S. CDT.

Saturday, May 1

12:00 p.m. CDT

  • High School Performances, each followed by live commentary from Ryan Truesdell, Alexa Tarantino, Ryan Keberle & Jay Anderson
    • Castle High School – 12 O’Clock Jazz Ensemble (Newburgh, Indiana)

    • Northview High School – Jazz Band (Grand Rapids, Michigan)

    • Lake Central High School – Jazz Band (St. John, Indiana)

    • Castle High School – Castle Jazz Bones and Friends (Newburgh, Indiana)

    • Westside High School – Jazz Band (Omaha, Nebraska)

    • Dundee Crown High School – Jazz Band (Carpentersville, Illinois)

4:30 p.m. CDT

  • Ryan Truesdell with the Elmhurst University Jazz Band perform the music of Bob Brookmeyer
    • Performed live & recorded exclusively for our High School Invitational audience

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