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JAZZ FEST — The NMU Music Department hosts Ellen Rowe for the 2024 Jazz Festival. Photo courtesy of Mark Flaherty

Jazz Festival returns as 2-day event

Rachel Pott April 5, 2024

Northern will be hosting Jazz Festival again this year on April 4 and 5. It will be held at Reynolds Recital Hall and will feature Ellen Rowe, a composer from the University of Michigan. Ellen Rowe...

PLAY ON — Members of the NMU Jazz Band play during a performance. The NMU Jazz Festival will be returning to campus this week for its annual celebration of music, performance and education.

Jazz Festival to feature performances and education clinics

Joad Blaauw-Hara March 21, 2023

High school bands from around the state will be attending the annual NMU Jazz Festival this week, which runs from March 22-24. The festival will feature prolific jazz composer and trombonist Dean Sorenson...

JAZZ FEST - Mike Tomaro is the Director of Jazz Studies at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA and a well known saxophonist as well as composer. He is the guest artist at this year’s NMU Jazz Festival and has written original music for his performance with NMU students on Friday, March 25.

Jazz Fest returns to NMU with original music

Olivia Apa, Staff Writer March 25, 2022

Live music is returning to Northern’s campus this week through the NMU Jazz Festival, in-person after a two year long hiatus.  The NMU Jazz Festival is an annual educational event that has been going...

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