Friends University will celebrate its 26th annual Jazz Festival this February with a series of performances on stage and daytime workshops and activities for middle school, high school, and junior college bands.
All daytime activities during the Jazz Festival are free and open to the public and will take place at Friends University in the Riney Fine Arts Center. You can see a full schedule of events and performers here at the Friends University website.
The Headliner Concert will feature internationally celebrated vocalists The Four Freshmen at Crown Uptown Theater. And that evening, a big band made up of Friends’ jazz alumni will also perform.
Tickets for this performance are $10-$50 and can be purchased at crownuptown.com or by calling the theater at (316) 612-7696.
This year the Friends University Jazz Festival will celebrate the achievements of retiring Director of jazz programs, Lisa Hittle.
The Friends University Jazz Festival dates for this year are February 15-16, 2019.