Artist Features (AF): Come and see your favorite artists up close and personal. Listen while they play, sing, and share stories. Most allow audience questions, and sometimes students are invited on-stage to play with the worlds finest.
Director Helps (DH): These workshops are designed to help directors teach jazz. Directing workshops include: rehearsal techniques, elementary jazz curriculum, teaching improvisation, directing a jazz ensemble, and more!
Master Classes (MC): These are workshops designed for specific instruments. Learn about fingering, tone and technique from master teachers.
Inspiring Futures Through Jazz (IF): Visit the theme of the festival, and find greater understanding as you play, listen and participate in the world of jazz.
Hands On! (HO): This means INTERACTIVE! Bring your instrument and charts, and be ready to play and sing along. Be prepared to learn about improvisation, scat singing and improving techniques.
NEW IDEAS! (NI): Come and see what is new with jazz. We want to introduce you to collaborations with other jazz art forms. You won’t want to miss this!
Dance Workshops (DW): Join the fun in a variety of “hands- and feet-on” workshops led by university faculty, regional instructors and specialty dance instructors. Grab your dance shoes! Our swing and Latin dance classes will get you ready for the dance floor at the Saturday night concert.
Thinking About College? (TAC): The University of Idaho encourages visiting students, especially those high school students wondering about their higher education, to explore the campus by taking a campus tour or attending a workshop taught by university faculty.
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