The 2013 Envision Jazz Festival runs Feb. 7-9

The 2013 Envision Jazz Festival runs Feb. 7-9

Students jazz it up

Envision Jazz Festival runs Feb 7-9 in Surrey, spotlighting the talents of hundreds of young musicians.

The Envision Jazz Festival comes to Surrey this week (Feb. 7-9), featuring 2,000 young musicians from 80 of the top high school jazz bands in the Pacific Northwest.

The public is welcome to watch free of charge any daytime performances between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Feb. 8-9 at either the Bell Performing Arts Centre or Sullivan Heights Secondary, or take in one or all of the ticketed evening performances Feb. 8-9 at the Bell centre.

Evening performances start at 7 p.m. and include Jesse Cahill’s Nightcrawlers, JUMP and Brad Turner and The A Band. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students, available at 604-507-6355 or bellperformingartscentre.com.

Donations to the Surrey School District’s meal program will also be accepted at the event.