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* Download a PDF of the 2008

'09 School Performance Schedule

* '09 Director's Correspondence Page

* '09 Jazz Directors Big FAT Band

* List of music to be performed at '09 Fest


* '09 Festival "Rules" for Directors

*' 09 Festival Fees

* The '09 Festday's General Schedule

* Deadlines for '09 Festival

* 2009 Festival Sponsors

* DIRECTOR'S FAQ about our festival

* '09 Festival Clinicians

* Driving Directions to New Trier

* Chicago Links for tourists

* Places to eat dinner

* Stage Plot PDF to be printed out and FAXED back
Due by JAN. 30

* Soloists PDF to be printed out and FAXED back 
Due by JAN. 30

* On-line Lunch Intention Form and VIBES request

* Past Performers at the Mantooth Jazzfest

* Breakfast/Lunch Menu

* Online Music Listing Form

* Festday Broadcast Schedule for LIVE

* How to get tickets to the evening concert


*  Download a PDF of the 2008

* The 2008 Festday's General Schedule

* School Performance Schedule 2008 Fest 

* Participating Schools in 2008 Fest

* 2008 Jazz Directors Big FAT Band

* '08 Festival Clinicians

* '08 Fest Directors Correspondence

* 2008 Festival Sponsoring Hotel


* Video archives from the 2008 Festival

* Video archives from the 2007 Festival

* Video archives from the 2006 Festival

* Video archives from the 2005 Festival

* Video archives from the 2004 Festival

* Video archives from the 2003 Festival

Music Performed at
PAST NT JazzFests

2008 Festival Music
*2007 Festival Music
*2006 Festival Music
*2005 Festival Music
*2004 Festival Music
*2003 Festival Music
*2002 Festival Music
*2001 Festival Music
*2000 Festival Music
*1999 Festival Music
*1998 Festival Music

Past Performers at our festival

International Association for Jazz Education

The Jazz Showcase (Chicago)

Chicago Jazz Archive

Chicago Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Institute of Chicago

Chicago Links

NT Jazz Ensemble's China Tour Website

Nt Jazz Ensemble's New Orleans Tour Webpage

About our New Trier
Jazz Ensembles

* Jazz Ensemble I
* Lab Jazz Ensemble
* Concert Jazz Ensemble
* Freshman Jazz Ensemble

New Trier
Jazz Studies

* Music Improv Program
* Past Guest Artists
* Past Guest Big Bands
* NTHS Jazz Studies Curriculum


26th Annual Jazz Festival Timeline

October 1, 2008 (Wednesday)- Online registration for schools begins at 9:00 a.m.   Participation acceptance letters and fees billed by e-mailed asap.

November 3, 2008 (Monday)- Participation fees due from schools. Schools not paying by that date will be replaced by a band on the waiting list. 

PARTICIPATION FEES- There are two participation fees for high school or junior high BIG BANDS, depending on where you perform. 

  • $250 fee to help cover your ensemble’s clinic expenses with televised and auditorium performances if you perform on stage.    

  • $225 fee to help cover your ensemble's clinic expenses if you perform other than on stage.

NOTE: Ensembles that withdraw after JANUARY 5, 2009, will forfeit their entire entrance fee. DO NOT SEND YOUR FEE UNTIL YOU ARE BILLED.


Nov. 19, 2007 (Wednesday)- ABSOLUTE deadline for evening concert ticket payments from participating schools. Participant tickets for evening concert are $18 each. (Each school gets a complimentary ticket for the director.) Schools not ordering tickets by that date run the risk of not sitting together, or not receiving evening concert tickets at all.

December 4, 2008 (Thursday)- Remaining tickets for the 2009 Jazz Festival Evening Concert go on sale at that night's New Trier FALL JAZZ CONCERT to the general public for $30 each (when purchase in advance).

January 5, 2009 (Monday)- Last day for a school to withdraw and get a refund of fees. Withdrawal must be e-mailed by midnight.

January 9, 2009 (Friday)- Total numbers due from band directors of their students who plan to purchase
lunch in our cafeteria. (This is necessary for us to make a bulk food order.)

January 30, 2009 (Friday)- All forms due. 
- Online Music To Be Played Form:
- Soloists form- print out and fax back to 847-501-6400:
- PDF Stage plot- print out and fax back to 847-501-6400:
All bands will use the same stage plot this year to avoid confusion.

February 7, 2009 (Saturday)- 26th Annual Jazz Festival
Note: Guest pro bands are told to finish the evening concert NO LATER than 10:00 p.m. 

All festival activities that take place ON STAGE (including the entire evening concert) will be broadcast LIVE over the INTERNET. Your parents can watch to see when the concert ends.

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