2021 Virtual State Jazz Festival Dates: April 9th and 10th, 2021.
Registration is open and can be found at: https://nsbma.formstack.
This year, the NSBA State Jazz Festival will provides a non-competitive environment that serves all levels of ensembles in the state of Nebraska—middle school, high school, and college/university groups. NSBA recognizes the unique situations currently facing bands across the state due to COVID-19; the 2021 State Jazz Festival will be an experience that encourages and celebrates the music-making happening in each of our state’s programs – however it looks.
Please review the Festival Letter to see a list of possible performance components for this year's Jazz Festival. It is not required to complete a performance, and in those instances, the clinic will be lengthened and will include a discussion of musical expression, improvisation, equality in music, composition, ensemble playing, general Q/A, etc.