Adam Ortmeier, a sophomore at Mitchell High School, plays the bass trombone in the MHS jazz band during a Tuesday morning performance to start the Palace City Jazz Festival at Dakota Wesleyan University. Eight schools and 14 bands worked with six clinicians through the day, including Mitchell alumnus William Flynn, who is a visiting instructor of jazz guitar at Wichita State University in Wichita, Kan. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)1 / 2
Nathan Jorgensen, assistant professor of woodwind and jazz at South Dakota State University, conducts a workshop with the Mitchell High School jazz band Tuesday morning during the Palace City Jazz Festival at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)2 / 2
The Palace City Jazz Festival at Dakota Wesleyan University included eight schools and 14 bands working with six clinicians.