Help keep our festival free!
Did you know….?
That the Sun Life Financial UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival supports local and emerging musicians?
That the Sun Life Financial UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival has been able to provide a high quality jazz festival for free to the community for over25 years!
That the Sun Life Financial UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival is a registered charity.
That the Sun Life Financial UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival relies on grants from local, provincial, and federal governments and private foundations to make this free festival a reality.
That now you have the opportunity to support the Sun Life Financial UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival directly.
Youth Jazz Ensemble Residency
Youth ages 14 to 22 work with some of the Region's finest jazz musicians in a series of workshops, focusing on various aspects of jazz improvisation and performance. The residency ends with a performance at the Jazz Festival.
The residency is provided on a scholarship basis requiring only an audition so we can place each student appropriately.
A donation of $200 will support one student.
Education and outreach activities offered to the general public with the support of our performers. These take the form of panel discussions, interviews, Q&A sessions during the run of the festival.
A donation of $250 will support one artist leading each workshop.
Please contact us if interested in donating. We will issue charitable donation tax receipts on donations $10.00 or more.
UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival Inc. is a registered charity 86875 9374 RR0001