Registration | University of Portland


02/28/2024: Registration for the 2024 UP Jazz Festival is full. Directors who would like to be placed on a waiting list to fill time slots that become available prior to the date of the Festival should contact Dr. Don Norton ( for further information.

Please click here for online registration for the 2024 UP Jazz Festival, featuring guest artist Shirazette Tinnin. The registration fee for each school's first entry is $250. The registration fee for each subsequent entry is $125 per band. Applications will be accepted until all spots are filled. Payment may be made online via Converge (preferred) or by check to reserve a space for your band.

*Please note that the UP Jazz Festival features a one-day, non-competitive, educational format for high school and middle school bands, with "Outstanding Soloist" awards given to individuals from each visiting band. This year, we will present the feature performance with our guest artist and the UP Jazz Ensemble in the afternoon, in order to ensure availability for visiting student groups who cannot attend an evening concert. Please contact Dr. Don Norton ( with any questions.