Jazz Day

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Jazz Day is a unique opportunity for high school jazz bands and their directors to perform for each other and NIU School of Music faculty members.

Each band performs a 20-minute concert in the Music Building concert hall, followed by a 20-minute clinic session conducted by NIU faculty. Students also participate in individual instrumental clinics led by NIU faculty and a guest clinician.

Outstanding soloists will receive scholarships to our Jazz Combo Day!


  • Cost: $230 per school (due two weeks before event)
  • Registration deadline: Dec. 2, 2019
    • This clinic is limited to 15 schools. 
  • Notification deadline: Dec. 11, 2019

Registration Form


If you cancel five or more business days before the event, you may request a refund from Kristin Sherman at ksherman2@niu.edu or 815-753-1450. No refunds will be made after this time unless NIU cancels the event.


Students work witha guest clinician and several NIU faculty members, including:

Guest Clinician

Todd Williams hails from among the finest woodwind artists in today's music scene. As such he is sought as a saxophonist, clarinetist, flautist and clinician. For more information on Mr. Williams please see his website.

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College of Visual and Performing Arts
Office of External Programs

Music Building 132

Kristin Sherman

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