Competitions, clinics, concerts and more, the 51st annual Eau Claire Jazz Festival is sure to take the city by storm from April 21 – 22! The festival kicks off on Friday, April 21 with student competitions happening across the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus. Guest artist headliner concerts, the 52nd Street celebration and many other performances and festivities will be following the competition to ensure a jazz-filled weekend for all festivalgoers. Guest artists Doc Severinsen and Carl Allen will be playing alongside the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Jazz Ensemble I at the State Theatre during both nights of the festival.

Phil Holm

Phil graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education. Mr. Holm is one of the original directors for Minnesota Youth Jazz Bands. MYJB, now in its 13th season, enjoys four dynamic High School Ensembles, three Middle School Ensembles and one Super Sax Ensemble. The Bands are comprised of some of the most talented, young and upcoming jazz players in the 13 county Twin Cities area. For the past 36 years Phil, has been performing and educating across the State of Minnesota. Respected and valued as an enthusiastic educator and clinician, he makes time for leading trumpet clinics, guest performances and Music adjunction.

Phil has performed in numerous ensembles in the Twin Cities over the past 36 years including; The Casablanca Orchestra, Minnesota Vikings band, Wolverines Classic Jazz Orchestra, North Stars Power Players, Bella Divas, Bozo Allegro, Acme Co. Big Band, Cedar Avenue Big Band, Doug Haining explosion Big Band, Mick Sterling & the Stud Brothers, Latin Sounds Orchestra and more. Phil toured with Troupe America featured as "Biff Baker" in the national Tour of the Broadway hit musical the “1940's Radio hour” and has performed with National recording artists The Temptations, Bobby Vinton and Roger Williams among others.

For the past thirteen years Phil has guided people through the reality of Real Estate at Edina Realty, and currently is the Managing Broker for Edina Realty at the Chanhassen office.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, April 22

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River Falls High School Jazz II Riverside Theater-Haas Fine ArtsTedd Gullickson • Phil Holm • Steve Zenz

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