7th Annual Georgetown Jazz Festival

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7th Annual Georgetown Jazz Festival

The 7th Annual Georgetown Jazz Festival is hosted by GHS students. It will be held on Friday, April 15th for middle school and Saturday, April 16th for high school.

This festival provides middle schools and high schools with a wonderful on stage performance for a judging panel as well as a clinic from one of the judges of the festival.

Participants are invited to the evening concert with the GHS Jazz Ensemble and special guest artists, Michael Rey and  Andre HaywardAndre Hayward is an extremely gifted trombonist, now with the University of Texas faculty. Mr. Hayward is from Houston and has performed with many outstanding artists and jazz ensembles.  In 2003, he received first place and a $20,000 scholarship at the International Thelonious Monk Trombone Competition in Washington, DC.  Most recently he was appointed to the faculty at the University of Texas.

Tickets are $15.00 at the door for the public.

To Compete in the Jazz Festival, APPLY NOW ONLINE!
 $180.00 per competition entry (includes recording services)
Deadline: March 7, 2015
Contact:  Brett Poteet (Festival Director)
phone: 512-943-5100 x7127

Information for Directors

For more information and a brief history of the Georgetown Jazz Festival read our Letter to Directors

Now accepting applications:

Entries are limited and accepted on a first come, first serve basis.

Registrations will be accepted ONLINE and by  postal mail, email (poteetb@georgetownisd.org)  or fax (512-943-5111).

The non-refundable competition fee of $180 should be made payable to GHS Band and mailed to:
  • Brett Poteet, Assistant Band Director and Jazz Director
  • Georgetown High School
  • 2211 North Austin Ave.
  • Georgetown, Texas 78626
Jazz students and the directors receive complimentary tickets to the evening concert by submitting a reservation form.
Georgetown Jazz Ensemble Ticket Reservation Form

If you have any questions please contact Brett Poteet  (poteetb@georgetownisd.org).  See ya there!