EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

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JAZZ IN THE GARDEN AT BMoA

2nd Saturdays from May to October, 11am - 1:30pm

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 including Kyle Burnham, Paul Cierley, Paul Perez, Miller Wrenn, and Kris Tiner. Sponsored by The Hub of Bakersfield and Bakersfield Second Saturday.

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PANORAMA CREATIVE MUSIC SUMMIT

September 22 and 29, 2021 • PAC Indoor Theater

The Panorama Creative Music Summit returns to Bakersfield College in September, 2021. Presented by the Jazz Studies and Commercial Music Programs, the summit is a showcase for acclaimed visiting artists, local performers, and BC faculty, students, and alumni. This year’s summit will include free public concerts on September 22 and 29 with artists in residence including guitarist Jeff Parker, violinist Jenny Scheinman, and multi-instrumentalist John Clement Wood playing alongside BC students. Click here for a full schedule and ticket info.

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BAKERSFIELD JAZZ WORKSHOP

October 12, 2021 • 7:30PM • The Petroleum Club at Sundale

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 (beginning 7/6/21) at The Petroleum Club at Sundale, 6218 Sundale Ave, Bakersfield.

Free admission, all ages welcome.

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JAZZ ENSEMBLE FALL CONCERT

November 15, 2021 • 7:30PM • PAC Indoor Theater

The BC Jazz Ensemble directed by Kris Tiner presents a concert of classic and contemporary works for big band. 

$12 general, $10 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 7, 2022 • 8AM-5PM • PAC Indoor Theater

The Kern County Music Educators' Association and the Bakersfield College Jazz Studies Program are pleased to announce the fifth 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.

 

All daytime events in the Indoor Theater are free and open to the public.

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JAZZ ENSEMBLE SPRING CONCERT

April 25, 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. 

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