2024 Artist Submissions

Thank you for your interest in submitting as an Artist for our 2024 11th annual Festival.

Submissions are now CLOSED.

All successful applicants will be contacted by May 1st.

Submissions for our 2025 Festival will open on Nov 1, 2024. 

If you are a youth performer (23 or younger) please scroll down for more info. Thank you!


"The TD Niagara Jazz Festival is a great festival for musicians and FANS of the music. Please support this wonderful endeavour, which musicians need, and you need!" Tom Van Seters, Pianist and Composer "It is very positive for our community that the TD NJF continued throughout this unusual year. Juliet Dunn and Peter Shea are to be commended for their tireless efforts." Roberta Hunt, Vocalist and Pianist "Juliet and Peter are passionate supporters of Niagara artists and provide an important cultural service for the Niagara region. Their team is organized, caring and professional, a joy to work with. This festival provides an invaluable cultural experience for the community and great work opportunities for the performers. Keep up the great work and here's to many more years to come!" James Bryan, Guitarist

2024 Youth Artist Submissions


Are you a solo vocalist? Solo instrumentalist? Are you in a Jazz Ensemble? Are you 23 years of age or under? If you are, we invite you to enter our 'JAZZ 4 the AGES' Youth Competition.

Submissions for this year's competition are CLOSED.   We will be contacting all applicants by April 9, 2024.

Youth Artist submissions that have been selected will be invited to audition in person.  Auditions will take place on Wednesday, April 24th, 2024 and Finals will take place on Sunday, June 2nd, 2024. Both will be held at Ridley College, St. Catharines.

NOTE: In-person attendance is mandatory for Auditions and Finals.