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SECONDARY & INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL JAZZ COMPETITIONS

NZ Jazz Composition Competition

The Young Jazz Band-it - NZ Jazz Composition Competition, supported by Youthtown, recognises and rewards excellence in jazz compositions.

This award will be given for the best jazz piece composed by a New Zealand secondary or intermediate school student or students and performed by a High School or Intermediate School jazz band.

Bands entering this competition must have a minimum of four and no more than eight musicians, one of whom can be a vocalist.

The winner will receive $1,000 of musical equipment from Musicworks NZ and a recording and music video, and the runner up $500 of musical equipment from Musicworks NZ.

For 2024, you'll be able to enter your Jazz Band in the Young Jazz Band-it - NZ Composition Competition online. 

The cost to enter the Young Jazz Band-it - NZ Composition Competition is $50.00.

The Young Jazz Band-it Finals will be staged in Wellington on Saturday 28 September 2024.

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(ABOVE) Palmerston North Boys High School Jazz Band.
Burnside High SchooL, Christchurch.
Photo: Lee Malzard.

 

 
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