Reno Jazz Festival

Reno Jazz Festival
Saturday, Apr 29, 2023 at 8:00am
University Of Nevada Reno
1664 North Virginia Street

Schedule of Events

6:30 p.m. - Festival Showcase

The Saturday night Festival Showcase finale features a curated selection of student performances that showcase creativity, innovation, fresh perspectives and exceptional sound. The closing showcase provides a compelling cross- section of performances, celebrating the future of jazz.

8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Student performance & reviews

Students perform before renowned artist educators in a 60-minute Performance Review. The group performs selections of its own choice and receives on-the- spot coaching and feedback immediately afterward. How the hour is divided is up to the group's director. Groups will receive a recording of their performance that includes the artist educators' comments.

8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Workshops + daytime concerts

Participants and attendees have access to two full days of jazz workshops, covering a range of topics presented by accomplished jazz musicians and Artist Educators from around the nation, including our guest artists Marquis Hill and Joel Ross; and, 2023 Festival Composer Julian Tanaka. Also, faculty from the distinguished Berklee College of Music's Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice, in Boston, will lead a conversation about equity and jazz.

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