Who we are
Toronto Undergraduate Jazz Festival Inc. is a federally incorporated nonprofit organization creating opportunities for young artists to showcase, learn and network.
Target youth in need (those who want to be musicians) and present an opportunity to learn music without any concerns: provide mentoring from TUJF artists along with the necessary instruments supplied throughout the year
Through the long term mentoring, the youth beneficiaries become TUJF musicians in the future who mentor other young music dreamers
To create developmental opportunities for young artists in North America
To facilitate the experience of Jazz in the Now (the jazz music of today)
To educate the public in the cultural significance of jazz and the diversity of today’s music
To help recognize and promote individual and collective works of young artists in the local and broader communities
To be a bridge, connecting the evolving New Generation, young artists and jazz culture with its mentors and the community.