School Participation Directors' Online Resource
Directors... Greetings and welcome to the 56th Annual Reno Jazz Festival.
This page is specifically designed to help you prepare for the event. Required paperwork and important forms are now available below for you to download.
Schedules / Venue Map
The below download includes all Competition Schedules, Warm-up & Feedback times; the Clinics & Daytime Concert Schedule; and, a map of the campus.
Download Directors' Schedules & MAP >> (4.23.2018 15h00)
2018 Festival Program
Download the 2018 Festival Program >
Limited copies of the printed program are available at the festival.
Bring to the Festival
This form addresses the title and composer of each piece your group will perform as well as the soloists and the instruments they play.
To Do: Please complete this form and bring 4 copies with you to the event. Give all 4 copies to the room announcer before your scheduled performance.
This form addresses the school name, director name, title of the compositions as well as soloists and their instruments.
To Do: Please complete this form and give to the room announcer before your performance. Or, you can announce your own group if you prefer
** Note ** You do not need to provide music to the judges; however, if you supply music copies, the judges can offer detailed feedback.
To Review Before the Festival
Sample Critique Form
The sample critique form details what the judges will be scoring on. Includes group strengths and weaknesses with a section for additional comments by the judges. These forms will be filled out by the judges during the school’s performance. The forms will then be given to the Directors by the Feedback Clinician during the school’s feedback session.
Photographer Form (Download)
"Musical Images" will photograph participating groups. Each director will receive one free image. The photographer form can be used by directors to order additional group photos.
To Do: If directors would like to order additional group photos, please complete photo form and bring it with you to the school’s photo session.