Festival Date
Saturday, March 5, 2022

Entering its 48th year, the Larry McWilliams Dimensions in Jazz Festival attracts over 35 high school jazz bands annually. The bands participate in jazz band and combo competitions as well as clinics. The day ends with an evening concert featuring the two winning bands from the day’s competition and the Ball State Jazz Lab Ensemble with special guest artists. Ball State Jazz faculty and invited guests present clinics and judge the competitions.

2022 Guest Artist to be announced


If you’d like your high school jazz band to participate in the festival, please email Mark Buselli, director of jazz studies at Ball State University.

female saxophone player practices on stage

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