Nine-time winners of the prestigious DownBeat Student Music Award for Best Collegiate Jazz Group—including the most recent award in 2018—the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet has performed all over the world, from top jazz clubs and festivals to an appearance at the United Nations as part of the Dave Brubeck forum, Jazz: A Language for Peace. Recent graduates of the group have played at Jazz at Lincoln Center multiple times and are now highly active jazz professionals. The 2018-2019 members of this prestigious ensemble are Katharine Williams on trumpet, Anthony Milano on piano, Micah Collier on bass, and Austin Kim on drums. Special guest drummer Lewis Nash is an essential jazz veteran who has recorded on more than 400 albums. This performance will highlight the incredible talent being fostered through educational outreach within the jazz community.