Jazz Festival

Announcing the 36th Annual Chantilly Invitational Jazz Festival March 18th & 19th, 2016!

Bands representing two dozen schools from VA, MD and the east coast will compete for scholarships, prizes and general “bragging rights” in Combo and Big Band divisions. The “Airmen of Note” has described this event as “the premier scholastic jazz competition on the entire east coast.”

This event is sponsored by the Chantilly Music Boosters and is professionally recorded by Mojo Factory Productions

For more information, view the pages on the right.

For additional information, email here

2015 Chantilly Jazz Festival Judges and Clinicians
Jim Carroll – Judge
Glenn Dewey – Judge
Eric Musselwhite – Judge

Pete Barenbregge – Clinician
Mark Brandt – Clinician
Chuck Dotas – Clinician
Rob Holmes – Clinician
Shawn Purcell – Clinician

2015 Chantilly Jazz Festival Feature Performers
George Mason University Jazz Ensemble
 No Explanations
National Jazz Workshop All-Star Jazz Orchestra
Christopher Bill
Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra


2014 Winners
Middle School Division
1st – Stone Middle School
2nd – South County Middle School
High School Combo Division
1st – Albemarle High School Jazz Combo
2nd – Governor’s School for the Arts West Coast Combo
3rd – Walter Johnson High School Jazz Combo
High School Big Band Division
1st – Westfield High School Jazz Ensemble
2nd – Walter Johnson High School Jazz Ensemble
3rd – Albemarle High School Jazz Ensemble