5th Annual Invitational Jazz Festival


On February 27, 2013, the Salem State University music department will be hosting the fifth annual Invitational Jazz Festival. This is a non-competitive, educational event where area high school bands are invited to take part in a jazz improvisation clinic and performance. This year's invitational will be hosted by Dr. lewis Porter from Rutger's University and members of the Salem State jazz faculty.

Clinics will take place from 4-6 pm and will be followed by a concert featuring each participating band. This year's concert will close with Dr. Lewis Porter and the Salem State faculty performing a set of original music.

There is no fee for the participants. Limited seating is available to the general public beginning at 7 pm on a first-come, first-served basis. A $10 suggested donation is requested for admission.

For more information, contact the music department at 978.542.6296.