Southern California Essentially Ellington Regional Festival

Hosted by the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association 

in association with Jazz at Lincoln Center and the RCC Coil School for the Arts

Saturday, March 2nd

RCC Coil School for the Arts

3890 University Avenue

Riverside, CA 

 This is a non-competitive festival for high school big bands that is presented in conjunction with Jazz at Lincoln Center in the beautiful and acoustically stunning RCC Coil School of the Arts Concert Hall.  Every band will get to perform a 30 minute set on that amazing stage for a panel of exceptional artist educators and receive a 30 minute feedback clinic after their performance.  Students will also have access to masterclass sessions throughout the day and a culminating concert performed by the RCC Jazz Orchestra.  

Register Your Band To Perform

2024 Judges/Guest Artists

2024 Festival Performance Schedule (to be posted nlt 2/15)

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