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Jazzfest.2009

* Download a PDF of the 2008
EVENING CONCERT PROGRAM

*
'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 PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS

* '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
TV/Radio/INTERNET

* How to get tickets to the evening concert


Jazzfest.2008


*  Download a PDF of the 2008
EVENING CONCERT PROGRAM

* 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


Jazzfest VIDEO ARCHIVES


* 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

 

FRANK MANTOOTH JAZZ FESTIVAL AT
NEW TRIER HIGH SCHOOL
Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009

Our 26th HIGHLY NON-COMPETITIVE Festival

ALL SPACES FOR THE 2009 FESTIVAL ARE TAKEN and the WAITING LIST IS DEEP.

NO MORE APPLICATIONS
ACCEPTED.

If you have a problem or question about this online form or process, CALL MY CELLPHONE at 630-479-0001

ONLINE School Application Form


All groups should apply beginning at 9 a.m.

The first group of high school jazz ensembles to be accepted will be SECOND or THIRD ensembles from schools with more than one jazz ensemble. THOSE GROUPS HAVE PRIORITY FOR SELECTION. (Only one jazz ensemble per school will be accepted.)

Performance times not taken by these SECOND or THIRD highs school ensembles by 1 p.m. today will be reserved for INEXPERIENCED FIRST AND ONLY ENSEMBLES accepted in the order of the transmission time this application was submitted beginning at 9 a.m..  If your school has more than one ensemble, your FIRST ensemble may not participate. (Any junior high school group can participate.)

APPLICATIONS THAT ARE INCORRECTLY COMPLETED WILL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DIRECTOR. EVERY YEAR WE HAVE A FEW SCHOOLS THAT ARE DISQUALIFIED BECAUSE THEIR APPLICATIONS SAID THAT THE APPLYING BAND WAS "1st and Only", BUT THE DIRECTOR SAID ON THE FORM THAT THERE WERE MORE THAN ONE JAZZ ENSEMBLE IN THE MUSIC PROGRAM. These applications were discarded since it is impractical for us to contact everyone for clarification.

SCHOOLS MAY ONLY BRING ONE BAND TO PERFORM IN OUR FESTIVAL. (You may bring additional bands or students to observe for FREE, but those students will be charged full price for their evening concert tickets if they stay.)

1.  For which jazz band is this form submitted?


2.  Rank your performance site preferences.

First Choice: (Junior High groups perform in the Student Lounge)


Second Choice: 



Third Choice: 




School Name:


Name of this group as you wish it listed in the concert program:


School Address:



City, State & Zip
,

School/Band Room Phone Number (including area code) REQUIRED:


School FAX number (including area code) REQUIRED:


Best time to call:


School or Music Department Web Page Address to be linked to our festival webpages:



This is a "paperless" festival. For that reason ONLY SCHOOLS WITH DIRECTORS THAT HAVE AN ACTIVE E-MAIL ADDRESS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Almost all communications with directors will be by e-mail. 

Band Director E-mail address REQUIRED:


How often do you check your e-mail?
Daily
Once every 2-3 days
Weekly
Almost never
(This would be bad since a LOT of emails that need quick replies are sent out.)


Jazz Ensemble Directors Name:


Jazz Ensemble Directors Home Phone REQUIRED:


Approximate number of students enrolled in your school:


Number of jazz ensembles in your music department:


Number of times a week this ensemble rehearses:


Number of students in this ensemble:

How many times, if any, has this school participated in our Jazz Festival before?:

JAZZ DIRECTORS BIG BAND: NOTE CHANGE FOR THIS YEAR ONLY

We will again present our popular "Jazz Directors Big FAT Band" to perform on stage from 2:30 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. (No rehearsal- music will be sent in advance). 

This year only:  The "Jazz Directors Big FAT Band" will be used as a demonstration group for a clinic presented by James Warrick at the upcoming Midwest International Band Clinic in Chicago at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, December 18, in the Grand Ballroom. 

ALL MEMBERS OF THE "DIRECTORS FAT BAND" WHO PERFORM AT THE MIDWEST CLINIC WILL RECEIVE A  FREE PARTICIPANT BADGE TO THIS YEAR'S MIDWEST CLINIC in advance of clinic week.

Preference for membership in the "Jazz Directors Big FAT Band" will be given to directors who can also perform at the MIDWEST CLINIC on December 18.


Do you wish to perform in the "Jazz Directors Big FAT Band"  AT THE MANTOOTH FESTIVAL on FEBRUARY 7, 2009?  
YES   NO

Will you be able to perform in the "Jazz Director's Big Fat Band" at the MIDWEST INTERNATIONAL BAND CLINIC on Thursday afternoon, December 18 in Chicago?  (You will get complimentary "Participant" registration for the entire Midwest Clinic.)
YES   NO


What instrument do you play?


Do you wish to solo?
YES   NO


Would you be interested in attending an afternoon 45-minute workshop at our jazzfest on how to use SMARTMUSIC in your band and jazz program? (This would be at a different time than the Aebersold or Basie Rhythm Section clinics).

YES   NO
- - - - - -

WE NEED THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION NOW SINCE TICKETS GO ON SALE SOON. WE NEED TO KNOW IF YOU ARE STAYING FOR THE EVENING CONCERT, AND THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF TICKETS YOU WILL NEED TO AVOID OVERSELLING THE AUDITORIUM. (Last year all 1,535 tickets were sold by late November.) You can adjust your total number DOWN later, give us the maximum number of tickets you will need NOW. (You cannot ask for more tickets later, only fewer than you list below.)

We must limit the number of REDUCED PRICE EVENING CONCERT TICKETS ($20) we can sell to our guest schools to the number of students actually performing, and chaperone(s). We will still provide one complimentary director ticket. We cannot accommodate evening concert requests for reduced price tickets to bring additional non-performing bands or additional non-performing students from one school. Those non-performing students are welcome to attend the free daytime clinics and concerts, but if they wish to attend the evening concert they must pay for a full price ($30) a ticket. Those tickets must be ordered using this online application.

WILL YOUR GROUP STAY FOR THE EVENING CONCERT?
YES
NO

If so, how many REDUCED PRICE tickets @ $20 each to see THE COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA will you be ordering for your PERFORMING students and chaperones to attend the evening concert? (Note: The actual ticket order and money will not be required until NOVEMBER 19, 2008. Slight changes in the number of tickets DOWNWARD you order now are possible at that time. Tickets for the general public are $30 each.)

MAXIMUM quantity of REDUCED PRICE tickets @ $20 each for your PERFORMING STUDENTS/chaperones your school will need. (Include a director's complimentary ticket in this total.) This number can be reduced later if necessary. IT CANNOT BE INCREASED LATER.

MAXIMUM quantity of FULL PRICE TICKETS @ $30 each for your NON-PERFORMING STUDENTS/ADULTS your school will need. This number can be reduced later if necessary. IT CANNOT BE INCREASED LATER.

Estimate the driving time from your school to New Trier High School in Winnetka. (Example- 1.3 hours  Note: Schools closer to Winnetka or those staying in hotels in the area will be scheduled to perform earlier in the day.):

hours

Do not mail your participation fee with this form. You will be billed according to your performance location. 

A request for a full refund of the participation fee must be received in writing by schools that withdraw prior to January 5, 2009. Schools withdrawing after that date will forfeit the entire fee.

FEES TO BE BILLED (and paid by November 3, 2008):

Since all stage spaces are taken by schools who pre-registered donating used instruments to NOLA, there is only one performance fee this year... 

  • $250 fee to help cover your ensemble's clinic expenses if you perform on the MAIN stage. (All junior high groups perform in the Student Lounge.)
  • $225 fee to help cover your ensemble's clinic expenses if you perform OTHER THAN ON THE MAIN STAGE. (All junior high groups perform in the Student Lounge.)

Check your information carefully.  Every year there are several bands who are disqualified because the submitted application said that the applying band and was "1st and Only", but later in the form the director said there was more than one jazz ensemble in the school.

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