Iowa Lakes Community College Jazz Band Contest 2021
Student musicians in four divisions competed for top marks over two separate days at the Iowa Lakes Community College Jazz Band Contest. The Okoboji Jazz Band took second place in the 2A under the direction of James Kunz. The Spirit Lake Jazz Band earned third place in the 3A division under director Tyler Pedersen, and Storm Lake's jazz band, directed by Corbet Butler, takes first place in the Class 4A division. Judges scored the jazz bands based on ensemble playing, rhythm section, style comprehension, solos, improvisation and programming.