Jazz BandIowa Lakes Community College will host its annual Jazz Band Contest for area high school bands on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 18-19. Twenty-one high school jazz bands will travel to Estherville to perform and compete for first, second and third place in four classes.

Each band will also be given valuable feedback from experienced judges. Classes 2A and 4A will perform on Thursday, and classes 1A and 3A on Friday. The performance schedule for the Jazz Band Contest is listed below. All performances will take place in the gymnasium.

There is no admission fee for this event and the public is invited to attend. Please contact Tim Soper, music program assistant, at 712-362-8345.

2018 Jazz Band Contest Performance Schedule:
Thursday, Jan. 18

8 a.m. Emmetsburg
8:40 a.m. Sioux Central
9:20 a.m. South Central Calhoun
10 a.m. Southeast Valley
10:40 a.m. West Lyon
Noon Alta-Aurelia
12:40 p.m. Sibley Ocheyedan
1:20 p.m. Hinton
2:15 p.m. 2A Awards
2:20 p.m. Dakota Valley
3:05 p.m. 4A Awards

Jazz BandFriday, Jan. 19
8 a.m. Harris Lake Park
8:35 a.m. Central Lyon
9:10 a.m. Gehlan Catholic
9:45 a.m. Woodbury Central
10:25 a.m. 1A Awards
10:30 a.m. Estherville Lincoln Central
11:05 a.m. Sioux Center
11:40 a.m. Winterset
1 p.m. Winterset
1:35 p.m. Bishop Heelan
2:10 p.m. Le Mars
2:45 p.m. MOC Floyd Valley
3:20 p.m. Spirit Lake
4:10 p.m. 3a Awards

For More Information:

Tim Soper, 712-362-8345