Events in the Community

The Wetaskiwin Jazz Society is not only Jazz Camp!  Here are a few more things that the society is working on to increase the profile of jazz and the arts in Alberta:

March 14-16, 2016
Annual Jazz-in-Schools Presentation. See the tab on the right for more details!

February 17-20, 2015

Annual Jazz-in-Schools Presentations. See the Jazz-in-Schools tab on the right for more information.

July 6-11, 2014
6th Annual Wetaskiwin Jazz Camp! This year's Special Guest Artist will be Juno-nominated vocalist Karin Plato from Vancouver. See the link on the right for more details.

March 3-6, 2014
Annual Jazz-in-Schools Presentations. See the Jazz-in-Schools link on the right for more information.

January 2014
Jazz Camp student Edwin de Goeij leads his quartet at the Camrose Country Opry!
July 14-19, 2013
5th Annual Wetaskiwin Jazz Camp

March 21, 2013
Hutchinson Andrew Trio and Lily String Quartet
(WJC Faculty: Kodi Hutchinson, Chris Andrew, Karl Schwonik and Andrea Case)
with special guest and WJC Scholarship Winner Amy Jevne!
7pm, admission by donation
First United Church: 5115 51Ave, Wetaskiwin, AB

February, 25 - March 1, 2013
Jazz-in-Schools tour 2013!

July 8-13, 2012
4th Annual Wetaskiwin Jazz Camp at Grace Lutheran Church

February 21-24, 2012
Jazz-in-Schools tour 2012!  See 'Jazz-in-Schools' tab on right for more details.

February 21, 2012, 7pm, Grace Lutheran Church, Wetaskiwin
Concert in Wetaskiwin featuring the Karl Schwonik Quartet (James Davis, Chris Andrew, Kodi Hutchinson, Karl Schwonik), the WCHS Jazz Combo directed by Paul Sweet and our 2011 Jazz Camp Scholarship winners the brothers Mokry.  Tickets at the door: $10 per person, $25 for families. If you have attended the Wetaskiwin Jazz Camp before, you can bring a (non-family member) friend for FREE!

October 21, 2011
WJC Faculty James Davis, Kodi Hutchinson and Karl Schwonik perform in Whitehorse, Yukon as a part of BreakOut West and the Western Canadian Music Awards:

September 28 / 29, 2011
WJS presents AB Arts Days workshops at Clear Vista School (grades 4 and 5's)

July 10-15, 2011
3rd annual Wetaskiwin Jazz Camp at Grace Lutheran Church!

Saturday, June 11, 2011
The Jackson Six (students from the WJC) will be performing on the Pioneer Days music stage at City Hall in Wetaskiwin, AB.  1pm...FREE!

February 22-25, 2011

Please see 'Year-Round Jazz-in-Schools' section of this website for more details.

Karl Schwonik - Drums, James Davis - Trumpet, Chris Andrew - Piano, Kodi Hutchinson - Bass.

-Feb 22: Daysland School:  Daysland, AB
-Feb 22: Forestburg School:  Forestburg, AB
-Feb 22: Terrace Ridge School: Lacombe, AB
-Feb 23: Pipestone School: Millet, AB
-Feb 23: Millet School: Millet, AB
-Feb 23: Clear Vista School: Wetaskiwin, AB
-Feb 24: St. Francis School: Calgary, AB
-Feb 24: Alder Flats Elementary School: Alder Flats, AB
-Feb 25: Wetaskiwin Composite High School: Wetaskiwin, AB
-Feb 25: Charlie Killam School: Camrose, AB
-Feb 25: Hay Lakes School: Hay Lakes, AB

Saturday, January 29, 2011.  7pm
Kodi Hutchinson (bass), Brent Mah (Sax) and Peter Manley (Guitar) perform at Glen's Grill (Wetaskiwin Golf Course) representing the Wetaskiwin Jazz Society!

Monday, January 10, 2011.  7:30pm. 

The Karl Schwonik Quartet (faculty from the Wetaskiwin Jazz Camp) perform at University of Alberta, Augustana Campus: Camrose, AB.  With Special guest vocalist: Brittany Bailey!!  7:30pm  University Chapel, 4901 46ave Camrose, AB

Sunday, January 9, 2011.  7pm. Reynolds Alberta Museum, Wetaskiwin. $10 at door.
The Karl Schwonik Quartet (faculty from the Wetaskiwin Jazz Camp) comes to town to perform once again!  This group was recently nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award in the 'Jazz Recording of the Year' category!  We are very excited to feature our 2010 Camp Scholarship winner Rob Patterson and the Jackson Quintet (students from the Wetaskiwin Jazz Camp) at this event.

Friday, November 26, 2010.  7:15pm
'Jackson Quintet' (students from the Wetaskiwin Jazz Camp) performs at Merchant's Tea and Coffee in Camrose.  4857 - 50th Street.

Sunday, October 3, 2010.  5:30pm. 

'Jackson Quintet' (students from the Wetaskiwin Jazz Camp) performs at the Camrose Golf Course for their year-end celebration!

Saturday, September 11, 2010.  1pm. 
Co-op Community Stage. 
Students of the Wetaskiwin Jazz Camp perform at the inaugural Wetaskiwin Arts and Agriculture Festival.

Saturday, June 19, 2010.  2pm
Wetaskiwin City Hall. 
Karl Schwonik and the Wetaskiwin Jazz Camp All-Stars
Pioneer Days

July 10-20, 2010 (tour poster attached with more information).Wetaskiwin Jazz Society sponsors '1+4: Karl Schwonik Jazz Ensemble avec/with Rémi Bolduc'
Performances in: Calgary, Red Deer, Stettler, Wetaskiwin, Edmonton, Cold Lake, Athabasca and Grande Prairie.

Karl Schwonik - Drums
Rémi Bolduc - Sax
James Davis - Trumpet
Chris Andrew - Piano
Kodi Hutchinson - Bass

July 11-16, 2010
2nd annual Wetaskiwin Jazz Camp