Jazz Festival Information
The Clark College Jazz Festival will no longer be hosting vocal jazz. Please watch for information about the Clark College Choral Festival being held in November.
The Clark College Jazz Festival is held the last Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in January. Middle school jazz ensembles perform on Thursday, A-AA jazz ensembles perform on Friday, and AAA-AAAA jazz ensembles perform on Saturday. Preliminary competitions start at 8:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. with the evening finals competitions beginning at 7:00 p.m. each evening. The Clark College Jazz Ensemble performs at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, noon and 9:00 p.m. on Friday, and at noon on Saturday. The previous year's Sweepstakes Band holds the spotlight on Saturday evening at 9:00 p.m. General admission to the festival is $5 per day. Clark College students and children under 12 accompanied by an adult will be admitted free of charge.
Clark College is located at 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver. Gaiser Hall is located on the northwest corner of the main campus on Fort Vancouver Way, between McLoughlin Blvd. and Fourth Plain Blvd. General admission should enter through the North entrance by the Book Store or the South entrance and participating bands should enter through the West entrance of Gaiser Hall. .
For additional information, please contact:
Festival Director, Rich Inouye
Printable driving directions to the Clark College Jazz Festival