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CMU Jazz Festival 2023

The Lake Shore HS Jazz Ensemble & the Kennedy MS Jazz Ensemble will be performing at the annual Central Michigan University Jazz Weekend on Friday, February 10th. This is an incredible experience for the students and it is so exciting that we get to attend it this year! For a complete performance schedule, please visit here.


The CMU School of Music will celebrate its 50th anniversary Jazz Weekend event on Thursday and Friday, February 9 – February 10, 2023. Ensembles perform for a panel of judges over the two-day festival, and awards are given by class for Best Band, Best Soloist and Best Section.


MS Students will follow the following schedule:

8:35am - Called down from 1st hr, load bus, depart for HS

8:50am - Pick Up HS Jazz Band from LSHS

9:00am - Depart for CMU

11:30am - Arrive at CMU, eat lunch (Bring $20)

12:30pm - Watch performances

2:45pm - Warm up time

3:10pm - Performance time in Jazz Rehearsal Hall

3:30pm - Pack up gear

pizza dinner

4:50pm - Judges Jam performance

5:30pm - Awards

6:00pm - Approximate loading of buses, departure

8:30pm - Approximate arrival back to LSHS (pick up from LSHS - not Kennedy)


HS Students will follow the following schedule:

8:35am - Called down from 1st hr prepare to be picked up at HS

8:50am - Load Bus

9:00am - Depart for CMU

11:30am - Arrive at CMU, eat lunch (Bring $20)

12:30pm - Watch performances

1:00pm - Warm up time

1:30pm - Performance time in Jazz Rehearsal Hall - Dietz

2:00pm - Pack up gear, watch performances

pizza dinner around 4:15pm

4:50pm - Judges Jam performance

5:30pm - Awards

6:00pm - Approximate loading of buses, departure

8:30pm - Approximate arrival back to LSHS (pick up from LSHS - not Kennedy)


We need chaperones - reach out to Mr. Arnold if you are able to join us! It's a very fun day

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