TROPHIES

For 42 years secondary school students from throughout New Zealand and overseas have gathered to compete for trophies at the National Youth Jazz Competition held as part of the National Jazz Festival Tauranga.

BEST OF FESTIVAL – Most Outstanding Jazz Band. The winner receives $500 from Tauranga Jazz Society
NEW ORLEANS TROPHY FOR THE MOST OUTSTANDING BIG BAND
The winner receives $500 from Tauranga Jazz Society
NORMAN FAMILY TROPHY FOR THE BEST JAZZ COMBO
The winner receives $250 from Tauranga Jazz Society
GEORGE RAWIRI TROPHY for the Most Outstanding Young Musician
The winner receives a $200 gift certificate from Music Planet
SOUNZ TROPHY – Best performance of a NZ composition
RODGER FOX TROPHY – Most Outstanding Trombonist
DAVE FEEHAN TROPHY – Most Outstanding Vocalist
EDWINA THORNE TROPHY – Most Outstanding Trumpet or Flugel Player
TOM BAYLISS TROPHY – Most Outstanding Clarinetist
MAYERS MUSIC CENTRE TROPHY – Most Outstanding Guitarist
BAY CITY MUSIC TROPHY – Most Outstanding Keyboard Player
P&S PENMAN TROPHY – Most Outstanding Bassist
HILL/WILCOCK TROPHY – Most Outstanding Drummer
BILL HOFFMEISTER TROPHY – Most Outstanding Pianist
ERROL CHRISTIANSEN TROPHY – Most Outstanding Flautist
YANAGISAWA TROPHY – Most Outstanding Saxophonist
BAKER/ALLEN TROPHY – Best Arrangement
KEN MITCHELL TROPHY – Best Original Composition
DENNIS HUGGARD TROPHY – Best First Year Performance Band
DEREK JACOMBS TROPHY – Award for Innovation
LAUREN ELLIS TROPHY – Best Big Band Drummer

Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards for all bands.
Certificate of Participation for all students.

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COVID-19 Update

New dates for 2020 National Youth Jazz Competition

Thursday 20 and Friday 21 August 2020

In the wake of COVID-19 we will work with Ministry of Health to ensure a safe environment is maintained at all times for students and adults attending the National Youth Jazz Competition being held at Baycourt Community & Arts Centre. We have a number of contingency options for delivering the event including livestreaming.

We hope you can join us at Tauranga in August!

Tauranga Jazz Society