Music Department

SXU Honors Jazz Band FetsivalSXU High School Honors Jazz Band Festival

Sunday, February 9, 2020

1 - 6 p.m., Festival
7:30 p.m., Concert
McGuire Hall (L-216)
Warde Academic Center
Saint Xavier University
3700 W. 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60655

Saint Xavier University Jazz Department would like to invite students to join us for our second annual SXU High School Honors Jazz Band Festival on February 9, 2020. The festival is open to all high school students attending high schools in the Chicagoland area.

Students will participate in a day of rehearsals, workshops and master classes with SXU's jazz faculty and guests. The festival will conclude with an evening concert featuring the High School Honor Band and with the SXU Jazz Ensemble.


Band directors are encouraged to nominate up to three students, preferably each performing with a different instrument. The nomination form is currently closed.

Students will be notified no later than February 4, 2020. Once students are selected and agree to participate, a $20 participation fee will be required per student on the day of the event. Directors may pay for all accepted students on one school-printed check or purchase order. A credit card payment is also accepted. Payment will be accepted at the festival. The fee will include tee shirts, meals and a concert recording. Directors may complete either the nomination form which can be sent to:

Saint Xavier University
Attn: Shawn Salmon-Music
3700 W. 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60655
Fax: 773-298-3429

More Information

If you have any questions regarding the festival, please contact Shawn Salmon at 773-298-3420 or at