Our Association provides opportunities for the following: internationally-known artists to be presented to the music-loving community; local retired professional musicians to continue in a limited way to present music to their audiences; establishing workshops and jazz clinics at area hospitals and high schools; raising funds to provide scholarships to foster the higher education of worthy young musicians.
ADDITION MADE TO UPCOMING APRIL 19 CONCERT PROGRAM!
Ryan Slatko, NEFJA’s 2013 Scholarship winner pianist, will be performing in Root Hall at the Museum of Arts and Sciences from 1:30 until 2:15 p.m. on Sunday, April 19. Ryan also is the 3rd prizewinner in the 2014 Jacksonville International Jazz Piano Competition. Performing in his trio on Sunday will be Jeff Kirk on bass and drummer Stefan Klein; all students at UNF. This pre-concert performance is included in the Giacomo Gates concert price. Students with proper school ID may purchase concert tickets for $15.