On Saturday, November 17, 2012, the Jackson High School instrumental music department will host the 12th annual Mill Creek Jazz Festival.
Twenty-five high school and middle school jazz bands as well as the Western Washington University jazz ensemble will be performing throughout the day.
Over 650 students and thousands of parents and community members come to Jackson for this event each year.
The music starts at 7:30 in the morning and ends with Jackson High School Jazz 1 at 4:30 p.m. All performances are free and open to the public.
- 7:40 - Gateway Middle School, Scott Boal, Director
- 8:00 - Eisenhower Middle School, Greg Metcalf, Director
- 8:20 - Harbour Pointe Middle School, Steve Moody, Director
- 8:40 - Cavelero Middle School, Brian Koreski, Director
- 9:00 - Eckstein Middle School Jazz 2, Moc Escobedo, Director
- 9:20 - Kamiak High School Jazz 2, Scott McKinlay, Director
- 9:40 - Park Place Middle School, Ansgar Duemchen, Director
- 10:00 - 10th Street School, Nathan Sackman, Director
- 10:20 - Hamilton International, Dan Rowe, Director
- 10:40 - Odle Middle School, Barry Roberts, Director
- 11:00 - Eckstein Middle School Jazz 1, Moc Escobedo, Director
- 11:20 - Kamiak High School Jazz 1, Scott McKinlay, Director
- 11:40 - Roosevelt High School Jazz 3, Stuart MacDonald, Director
- 12:00 - Special Guest Artist, Western Washington University, Mike Allen, Director
- 12:50 - Jackson High School Jazz 3, Thomas Morgan, Director
- 1:10 - Marysville-Pilchuck High School, John Rants, Director
- 1:30 - Kingston High School, Casey Whitson, Director
- 1:50 - Roosevelt High School Jazz 2, Stuart MacDonald, Director
- 2:10 - Northwinds Jazz, Dan Tutton, Director
- 2:30 - University Prep Middle School, Jason Parker, Director
- 2:50 - Glacier Peak High School Jazz 2, Tadd Morris, Director
- 3:10 - Seattle Christian School, Adam Smith, Director
- 3:30 - Jackson High School Jazz 2, Kevin Hall, Director
- 3:50 - University Prep High School, Jason Parker, Director
- 4:10 - Glacier Peak High School Jazz 1, Tadd Morris, Director
- 4:30* - Jackson High School Jazz 1, Lesley Moffat, Director
* Jackson Jazz 1 clinic on stage following their performance.
Festival activities conclude at 5:10pm