Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland is one of America’s first educational jazz festivals and has grown into the region’s premier center for jazz education. The College is committed to presenting students of all ages with a wealth of opportunities to learn from world-class artists at master classes throughout the year and during Tri-C DownBeat Jazz Education Days in the spring.
Vocal Jazz Day
Registration is opening soon for Tri-C Vocal Jazz Day at the Metro Campus. This year's event will take place on Presidents' Day, Monday, February 17, 2020 and features vocal jazz educator Duane Davis and Western Michigan University's Gold Company. Click here for more info.
DownBeat Jazz Education Days
Last year's Tri-C DownBeat Jazz Education Days was a huge success. We provided more than 500 students from area schools with the opportunity to take part in adjudication workshops, jam sessions and performances with the prestigious One O'Clock Lab Band from the University of North Texas. This year's events run April 27-30, 2020 and will feature trumpeter Dominick Farinacci and others. Learn more.
JazzFest Academy Summer Camp
We're proud to announce that, for the second year in a row, enrollment is was capacity for the Tri-C JazzFest Academy Summer Camp. Registration for this year's camp, running June 15-27, 2020, will open in the spring. Please check back next year for an opportunity to enroll. Click here for more info about the camp.
JazzFest Academy Spring Program
Tri-C's JazzFest Academy gives students the opportunity to develop their skills and perform in both large and small ensembles, through rehearsals that focus on music history, theory and improvisation. The spring program runs 1-4 p.m. on Saturdays from Jan. 25-May 16, 2020 at the Gill and Tommy LiPuma Center for Creative Arts. Learn more.