Friday, February 3, 2012

Bellevue College’s Pacific Vocal Jazz Festival  
(Arts & Performances)

BC’s Jazz Band, directed by Hal Sherman, will host the 16th Annual Big Band Jazz Festival. Thirty-two Washington and Oregon High Schools and Middle Schools will compete for top honors.
Feb 3rd: 8:00am – 5:00pm prelims free to public J B Festival (Jr. Highs/High)
Feb 4th: 8:00am – 5:00pm prelims free to public J B Festival (High Schools)
Feb 4th: 8:00pm Concert ($10 admission fee) with Guest Artist: Alexi Nikolaev

Friday will be an all day event for Middle Schools with the top three schools and eight individual awards to be handed out at the end of the day. Friday afternoon we will start the completion with the high schools and will compete all day on Saturday until 5 pm when the top three schools will be selected for the evening concert. The evening concert will start at 8 pm with the top three high schools and then followed by our own BC Jazz Band performing Big Band Music. There will be a guest artist performing a clinic on Saturday during the lunch hour and will be performing with the BC Jazz Band at the evening concert. You can pre-purchase your evening concert tickets online through Brownpapertickets.com or 1 (800) 838-3006 starting Dec13.


Location: Carlson Theatre, Building E
Price: Preliminaries are free; $10 for evening concert
Sponsor: Arts & Humanities Division
Contact: Lyneen Patnoe
E-Mail: lyneen.patnoe@bellevuecollege.edu
(425) 564-3114

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