APPLICATION PROCEDURE

TUJA international student jazz festival will take place from 9th to 11th March 2023.
The deadline for applications is 9th January 2023.

WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY?

  • TUJA offers you the opportunity to present your music on a tour in Estonia.
    Each group selected in the festival programme will get to perform two concerts of 30 to 40 minutes at the festival.
  • The festival includes an exclusive mentoring and seminar programme with experts in the field of music.
  • During the festival week you will be part of most inspiring jam sessions in Estonia’s coolest jazz club, Philly Joe’s.
  • The festival offers you the opportunity to make international contacts and friends.
  • In addition to everything else, you will get new professional photographs of your band!

CONDITIONS FOR APPLICATION

  • The group shall perform bold and original music or original arrangements.
  • At least half of the members shall be students (musicians studying at secondary or higher level).
  • The group shall complete the OPEN CALL form by no later than 9th January 2023.
  • The group shall prepare a complete 40 minute concert performance.
  • The group selected for the festival shall be ready to perform at the venues determined by the festival, on dates between 7th and 11th March 2023.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • The festival offers music students a professional performance opportunity, high-level festival experience and broad public coverage in the media.
  • The festival provides young jazz musicians the opportunity to make international contacts.
  • Groups will be selected for the festival programme from among the demos by a jury of musicians and festival organisers, based on the principle of blind listening.
  • The festival does not pay fees for performers, however, according to the agreement and in cooperation with educational institutions, we will reimburse the musicians’ transport costs.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 9th JANUARY 2023!

Participants will be confirmed on 20th January 2023 at the latest.
If you have any questions, please contact us at info@tuja.ee or annasophia@jazz.ee