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EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

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JAZZ IN THE GARDEN AT BMoA

September 10, 2022 • 10am - 12pm

The Bakersfield College Jazz Studies Program presents a series of free outdoor concerts at the Bakersfield Museum of Art, at 19th and R Streets downtown. Bring a blanket, your lunch, and some friends and enjoy live jazz in the beautiful, shady Tejon Sculpture Garden. Featuring BC students, alumni, and jazz faculty. Sponsored by The Hub of Bakersfield and Bakersfield Second Saturday.

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PANORAMA CREATIVE MUSIC SUMMIT

September 26-29 and October 3-5 • Performing Arts Center

Presented by the Jazz Studies and Commercial Music Programs, the Panorama Creative Music Summit is a showcase for renowned visiting artists, local performers, and BC faculty, students, and alumni. This year’s guests include 3x Grammy winning saxophonist Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews Band, Bela Fleck), Warner Records international marketing director Khlarissa Agee, singer-songwriter Luke Temple (Here We Go Magic, Art Feynman), Amsterdam based producer-composer G.T. Thomas, and songwriter-producer Lou Beauty.

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL SCHEDULE!

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BAKERSFIELD JAZZ WORKSHOP

October 18, 2022 • 7:30PM • Sundale Country Club

The Bakersfield College Jazz Combos directed by Kris Tiner will be the featured artist at the Bakersfield Jazz Workshop which takes place on Tuesday nights at Sundale Country Club, 6218 Sundale Ave, Bakersfield.

Free admission, all ages welcome.

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BC JAZZ FALL CONCERT

November 7, 2022 • 7:30PM • PAC Indoor Theater

The BC Jazz Ensemble directed by Kris Tiner presents a concert of classic and contemporary works for big band. The Jazz Combos will also perform original student compositions.

$12 general, $8 students. Tickets available at Eventbrite.com or at the door. Proceeds benefit the BC Jazz Studies Program.

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KCMEA JAZZ DAY AT BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE

April 13, 2023 • 8AM-5PM • PAC Indoor Theater

The Kern County Music Educators' Association and the Bakersfield College Jazz Studies Program are pleased to announce the sixth annual KCMEA Jazz Day at Bakersfield College. This all-day event will feature student jazz ensembles from throughout Kern County performing in the Simonsen Performing Arts Center Indoor Theater. The program will include special guests, noted clinicians, and a showcase performance by the BC Jazz Ensemble. Events in the Indoor Theater are free and open to the public, subject to current campus protocols.

Click here for more information and a schedule of events.

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BC JAZZ SPRING CONCERT

April 24, 2023 • 7:30PM • PAC Indoor Theater

The BC Jazz Ensemble directed by Kris Tiner presents a concert of classic and contemporary works for big band. The Jazz Combos will also perform original student compositions.

$12 general, $10 students. Tickets available at Eventbrite.com or at the door. Proceeds benefit the BC Jazz Studies Program.