Jazzaar Festival

Jazzaar Festival is a music festival with a heart for cultural exchange and music education. Every April the audience is entertained with world class musical works; classics and premiers in the Afro-American, European and folk traditions as well as fusions into other world genres.

Jazzaar Festival is unique for its authentic productions with professionals of international and national acclaim that allows gifted youth musicians to be incorporated into the productions in a learning on the bandstand setting. The production week culminates into memorable and grand performances that showcase the basic ingredients for cultural sustenance – tradition, interaction, innovation and progress!

The Jazzaar concept ‘Bandstand Learning with Role Models’ creates a vital platform for youth musicians keen on making a career in the music industry. It offers a coveted opportunity for aspiring young musicians to participate in real productions with professional musicians. ‘Bandstand Learning with Role Models’ places the emphasis on training on the job with professionals as mentors and colleagues in the process of music making and problem solving.

As a result this bandstand learning platform has equipped many a young musician since 1992 to pursue excellence with the task at hand. Its alumni continue to contribute professionalism into any field they venture. Naturally many have gone to lead a life of music successfully in Switzerland and internationally too.

 *jazzaar® is a registered trademark of Fritz Renold and Helen Savari-Renold
‘Bandstand Learning with Role Models’ is a trademark of Shanti Music Productions Renold & Co.