Formerly known as the NZSM Jazz Festival, this year sees an exciting new collaboration between NZSM and the Wellington Jazz Festival which takes place from 3–5 June in Wellington.
Registration is now open for the NZSM Jazz Project 2015. This annual event brings together high school students from around the country to take part in contests for Improvisers, Combos and Big Bands, to attend workshops given by New Zealand School of Music Faculty and guest artists, and to immerse themselves in the world of jazz.
There will be three contest categories:
Big Bands (up to 22 players)
Combos (up to 8 players)
The Big Band Contest and the JazzJazzJazz Concert will take place at the Wellington Opera House on Wednesday 3rd June; the Combo Contest will take place at NZSM’s Mt Cook campus on Thursday 4th June 4; and the Workshop Day and Improvisation Contest will take place at NZSM’s Mt Cook campus on Friday 5th June.