PSU Jazz Festival daytime events (competition)

Event information

March 01, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Presented By: Department of Music

Location: Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, Linda & Lee Scott Performance Hall. Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium

Address: Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, 1711 S. Homer, Pittsburg KS 66762 and Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium 503 N. Pine, Pittsburg, KS 66762

Event details

PSU Jazz Festival. The festival is an all-day event where community college, high school, junior high and middle school jazz ensembles compete throughout the day. These daytime concerts are free and are scheduled from 8:00 AM till about 5:00 PM at both the Bicknell Center and at Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium. The culmination of the day is featured concert with both the PSU Jazz Ensemble and a guest group or artist. The evening event is a ticketed concert and will be held at Pittsburg's Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine. This year's guest group is the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra.

Past artists have included the likes of:  Maynard Ferguson and His Big Bop Nouveau, The U. S. Air Force Airmen of Note, the Count Basie Band, the Roy Hargrove Quartet, Jon Faddis with the Chicago Jazz Orchestra, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Doc Severinsen, and the Steve Turre Quartet.

Contact information

Mr. Robert Kehle