Supporting Jazz Education and the Continuation of the Jazz Art Form

For Students:

The competition is open to high school jazz instrumentalists in the bay area.


Three winners will be picked by a panel of professional jazz musicians based on their submissions and awarded $1000 each to further their music studies. The competition will culminate with the winners performing alongside some of the worlds greatest jazz musicians during our regular music season. 


The students that aren’t finalists are invited to join a database of students invited to free ball room workshops.


In addition the winners respective schools will also receive $500 to support the ongoing development of their music programs.

General Rules:

Applicant must be currently enrolled in a bay area high school program between the ages of 14-18. Click here to for further information about the 2020-2021 Scholarship

2020 - 2021 judges are: James Morrison, Katie Thiroux, Randy Napoleon, Benny Benack, and Konrad Paszkudzki

For application click here

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JAZZ AT THE BALLROOM is a 501(c)(3) organization (tax ID 81-5132247)