43rd National Youth Jazz Competition – Tauranga
The Tauranga Jazz Society are very excited to be staging the 43rd National Youth Jazz Competition in 2021. We look forward to having you join us.
When: Wednesday 31 March to Thursday 1 April 2021
Wednesday 31 March
8:30am–5.15pm (approx.) Big Bands and Combos in Addison Theatre
6–8 pm Dine & Jam at Our Place
Thursday 1 April
8:30am–4pm (approx.) Big Bands in Addison Theatre
9am–4pm (approx.) Combos in X Space
8pm National Jazz Festival Concert (free ticket included with registration)
Where: Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, 38 Durham Street, Tauranga
2021 TEST PIECES
First recorded on Giant Steps (1960)
Big Band Section
Groovemaker by Jeff Taylor - driving, straight-ahead jazz swinger with tight ensembles and roaring shout choruses.
Big Band Competition
Competition rules: The National Youth Jazz Competition Rules may be downloaded here from website https://www.nationalyouthjazz.org.nz/competition-rules/
Registrations close: Friday 28 February 2021 at 4pm, or once limited spaces have been filled.
Bay of Plenty Associate, Deputy and Assistant Principals' Conference 2021
Future Legends Scholarship
The Future Legends Scholarship has been developed to support and nurture talented individuals from a range of disciplines.
Applications are open to young New Zealanders aged 13-21 years.
Winners will be chosen from three categories:
• Leaders and entrepreneurs
• Music and arts
MTF Finance will award three $5,000 cash prizes.
Information on the scholarship and how to apply can be found at mtf.co.nz/futurelegends
Winners will be announced at the end of November 2021.