SATCHMO "WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD"
ART/ESSAY/POETRY CONTEST 2018
The New Orleans Jazz Celebration's annual “What a Wonderful World” Art-Essay/Poetry contest honors the legacy of Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong through outstanding artistic work from students with the focus on the essence of the jazz music in the Crescent City. The winners of the "What a Wonderful World" art-essay/poetry contest will be honored on June 13th, 2018 at the Ellis Marsalis Center for their outstanding artistic work and poetry . The reception hosted by EXCELth, Inc. will award winning students, kindergarten to 12th grade, from Ben Franklin Elementary, Alton Elementary, Morris Jeff, Arthur Ashe Charter, Warren Easton, and Mount Carmel Academy. Beverages and light food will be provided, along with light music before the ceremony begins. Join us!
Wednesday, June 13th
4pm - 5:30pm
ELLIS MARSALIS CENTER FOR MUSIC
1901 Bartholomew Street
New Orleans, LA 70117
NOJC is a tax-exempt nonprofit organization created in 1994 by the Louisiana Music Commission to develop innovative jazz programs for young audiences and communities throughout the region and the world. To fulfill its mission, NOJC conducts several activities throughout the year to introduce young audiences to America’s original indigenous art form –jazz. It is NOJC’s firm belief that the contest plays a significant role in demonstrating the importance of including creative arts in the educational curriculum of students.
HERE ARE SOME Entries from this year's Contest
This event is able to be put on thanks to these sponsors:
Thank you to all who helped put on another great
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Here are a few photos from this season:
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