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Liberty Jazz Festival


The Liberty Jazz Festival was established in 2017. The festival has since grown to reach its max capacity of 28 bands . We look forward to hearing the wonderful students and directors perform  while continuing to provide a great experience for young jazz musicians.

The 2025 Liberty Jazz Festival will be Thursday-Friday, February 20 - 21 2025. 

Registration will be in April 2024!

2024 Schedule

Anchor 1

Thursday, February 15th 

Clinicians: Jim Dreier and Jeff Robilliard

All performances in Liberty Auditorium

8:00am - NCJH 7th Grade 

9:00am - NCJH 8th Grade

10:00am - NWJH 7th Grade

11:00am - NWJH 8th Grade

------Judges Break---------

12:30pm -SEJH Cooperative

1:30pm - SEJH Studio 

2:30pm - Prairie Point Middle School

3:30pm - Liberty Jazz Ensemble

Friday, February 16th

Center 1 - Auditorium Class 3A and Class 4A


Rodrigo Villanueva, Scott Burns, Geof Bradfield

8:00    Clear Creek Amana Jazz One
8:35    West Liberty Jazz Band One
9:10    Xavier Jazz Band One

-------Judges Break----------

9:50     Anamosa Jazz One
10:25    Center Point Urbana Jazz Band
11:00    Independence Jazz Orchestra
11:35    Williamsburg Jazz Outlet
12:10    Centerville Jazz One

1:00    Class 3A Awards

1:30    Bettendorf Jazz One
2:05    Ottumwa Jazz Band

--------Judges Break----------

2:45    Davenport Central Jazz One
3:20    Prairie Jazz Band One
3:55    City High Jazz Ensemble

--------Judges Break----------

4:35    Iowa City West Jazz Ensemble
5:10    Washington Revolutionists
5:45    Linn-Mar Colton Center Jazz Ensemble

6:25   Class 4A and 2nd Band Awards

Friday, February 16th

Center 2 - Band Room  2nd Bands & Jr. High

Clinicians: Mike McMann and Jeff Robilliard

8:00    Williamsburg Jazz Input
8:55    Center Point Urbana Middle School
9:50    West Liberty High School Jazz 2
10:45    Howar Middle School
11:40    Independence Jazz Ensemble

--------Judges Break-------------
1:05    Bettendorf Jazz Band 2
2:00    Davenport Central Jazz 2
2:55    Iowa City West Jazz Collective
3:50    Linn-Mar Jazz Collective
4:45    Iowa City High Jazz Collective

Anchor 2
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Liberty High School is located at
1400 S Dubuque St. 
North Liberty, IA 52317

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