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Iowa Lakes Community College to Host 40th Annual Jazz Band Contest

January 13, 2014

Next week, Iowa Lakes Community College will be hosting hundreds of high school students for two days of performances with feedback from experienced judges.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, January 22-23, the 40th Annual Jazz Band Contest for area high school bands will take place. Twenty one schools will travel to Estherville to perform and compete for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in four classes. Each band will also be given valuable feedback from experienced judges. Classes 1A and 3A will be performing on Wednesday and classes 2A and 4A on Thursday. The performance schedule for the Jazz Band Contest is listed below. All performances will take place in the gymnasium on the Estherville campus.

There is no admission fee to attend any of these events and the public is invited to attend. Please contact Linda Kautz at 712-362-8345 or visit for the specific schedule of high school groups.

For More Information:

Carol Ayres, Instrumental Music/Jazz Band Professor, at 712-330-3647 or

Brett Fuelberth, Vocal Music/Choir Associate Professor, at 712-362-7963 or

Linda Kautz, Office Associate at 712-362-8345 or

Questions or comments? Please email us at or call 712-362-2604 or 800-521-5054.
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