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Northwest Missouri State University

Jazz (Photo by University Photography)
Jazz (Photo by University Photography)
Jazz (Photo by University Photography)

2018 Northwest Jazz Festival

Northwest Missouri State University is proud to invite middle school and high school jazz ensembles and combos to the annual Northwest Jazz Festival on Friday, February 23, 2018. We are still negotiating with a guest artist group, but will continue to offer two performances and a master class opportunity for participating schools


Dr. William S. Richardson
Professor of Music | Director, Northwest Jazz Festival | 660.562.1316 (office)




Registration for the 2018 Jazz Festival reached capacity.

Thank you for your interest in the 2018 Northwest Jazz Festival.

Due to overwhelming early response, registration for the event is now closed. Please bookmark this page and check back in September 2018, for online registration for the 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival.