The Concordia Vocal Jazz Festival is an annual event that features Concordia Vocal Jazz I & II, an engaging and effective clinician, and vocal jazz ensembles from across the region. Past guest artists have included Jeremy Fox, Jerry Rubino, and Ryan Howe.

The 2020 Vocal Jazz Festival will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8. Each participating ensemble will have the opportunity to perform and receive an on-stage clinic with our guest clinicians, New York Voices, as well as a private off-stage clinic following their performance.

For more information, please email Vocal Jazz Director Jack Johnston.

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2020 Vocal Jazz Festival Public Schedule

All events take place in Christiansen Recital Hall (Hvidsten Hall of Music).

9:30 a.m. – Williston High School performance and clinic
10 a.m. – Concordia Vocal Jazz II performance and clinic
10:30 a.m. – Q&A with New York Voices
1 p.m. – Concordia Alumni Vocal Jazz performance and clinic
1:30 p.m. – Concordia Vocal Jazz I performance and clinic
2:30 p.m. – Fargo North High School 19th Ave. Jazz performance and clinic

The New York Voices

“New York Voices lives up to its reputation as the most exciting vocal ensemble in current jazz ... to collect such quality voices in one group is rare enough, yet the real trick of New York Voices is how well they mesh …” – Boston Herald


Jack Johnston

Director, Concordia Vocal Jazz