Director Information

Registration Information:

Online registration can be completed here. Groups are considered registered upon receipt of payment. There will be no refunds for withdrawals. 

The early-bird registration cost, for registrations before December 1st, 2023, is $400 per ensemble, with optional post-performance clinic for an additional $250 per ensemble. After December 1st, 2023 the prices increase to $425 and $275 per ensemble respectively. 

After you complete your registration, you will be contacted with your ensembles’ registration numbers. Please keep these numbers in your records as they will be used in a follow-up registration form which will be sent closer to the festival. This follow-up form will ask for detailed information about your ensemble(s) including: exact # of performers, specific repertoire, group bios, etc. 

Festival Experience

Ensembles will perform on stage in 30-minute blocks, which includes both performance and adjudication time. Ensembles may opt to take part in a one-hour post-performance clinic with their adjudicator for an additional fee. 

As always, festival-goers will have the opportunity to explore the various venues across campus and listen to their peers perform. Workshops and masterclasses will be offered throughout the day and are open to all festival-goers. 

Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to provide original scores? Yes, all scores used during the festival must be originals. 
Do we have to bring our own amps / other equipment? A keyboard, drumset, vibraphones (if necessary) and amplifiers will be available at each venue. Performers are responsible for bringing their own cymbals, patch cords, aux. percussion. etc. If you have any questions about equipment, please contact
Can we eat on campus? Please contact BU Food Services for information about dining in Harvest Hall.
Can we get a refund if we have to cancel? There will be no refunds once payment has been processed. 
Please contact with any questions about the festival.

PHOTOS – Imperial Photo

We are excited to be at the 2024 Brandon University Jazz Festival to create your group photos. For more information and to sign up for your photo time please go to Thanks and see you there!

Dave Robinson – 204-981-6828