About the Festival
Held over one day, The Sydney Conservatorium International Jazz Festival is a boutique jazz festival presented in conjunction with the Sydney Conservatorium Open Academy, The Sydney Conservatorium and the Sydney Conservatorium's Jazz Division.
The festival occurs on Sunday June 3, 2018 and is designed to be affordable, accessible and show case the best of Jazz from Australia, Sydney and the World. The festival uses all five of the Conservatorium’s beautiful concert halls and its world class facilities. Audiences are free to wander between acts and sample the many variety of styles on offer.
The festival is built on the following pillars.
- Presenting international headline acts
- Presenting International collaborations with Australian musicians
- Presenting leading Australian artists
- Presenting leading Sydney artists
- Presenting artists of tomorrow mentored by leading Australian musicians
- furthering audience education through the presentation of artist masterclasses
- Presenting music using an acoustic philosophy where only vocals are amplified using a PA system
The Festival will be held at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music on June 3, 2018.
1 Conservatorium Rd
Sydney NSW 2000
Concerts can be found off the Atrium on level 1 or in Verbrugghen Hall on level 3.
By rail: Martin Place or Circular Quay are the closest stations
By bus: Any bus that travels to Circular Quay or along George, Pitt or Macquarie streets will get you close to The Con.
By ferry: The Con is a 10 minute walk from Circular Quay
Please note: there is no parking available at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
Aside from metered street parking the closest car parks are:
Domain Car Park
St Marys Road, Sydney
P: (02) 9232 6165
Sir Stamford at Circular Quay
93 Macquarie Street (entry Albert Street), Sydney
P: (02) 9252 4600
131 Macquarie Street, Sydney
P: (02) 8912 4900
Self-stamp your ticket at the Conservatorium box office to receive deals and discounts:
Sydney Opera House Car Park
Macquarie Street, Sydney
P: (02) 9247 7599
Sydney Conservatorium Dean
Festival Artistic Director
Program Graphic Design
Website Design and Maintenance
David Kim-Boyle & Jarrad Salmon
Ticketing & Front of House
Scott Ryan, Tom Wesley & Tom Wade
USYD Marketing Support
The Sydney Conservatorium International Jazz Festival is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.