Hosting the Luther College Jazz Orchestra

Hosting the Luther College Jazz Orchestra

Thank you for your interest in hosting the Luther College Jazz Orchestra.

Please call or email the Jazz Orchestra tour manager, Karen Martin-Schramm, 563-387-1737, about available dates.

Performance space dimension requirements:

  • 24 ft x 19 ft
  • Please send floor plan with dimensions and photo of performance space to the tour manager.
  • Jazz Orchestra Stage Plot

Other Space Needs

  • 2 large dressing rooms (required)
  • 1 private dressing room w/private restroom (required)
  • 1 private dressing room


  • Volunteers to provide pre-concert meal for 25 people
  • Volunteers to provide home stays for 20 students
  • Ushers for greeting and donation collection


  • Home stays for 20 students
  • Usually groups of 2-4, but larger groups are great!
  • Home stay hosts donate
    • post-concert snack (simple ok)
    • sleeping accommodations (sharing ok)
    • breakfast
    • transportation from venue to house and to bus in morning
    • Note that some students may have environmental or food allergies and we ask housing coordinators pay special attention to these allergies when organizing home stays.


  • Hosts provide a pre-concert meal for students, director, bus driver, and tour coordinator (25 total)
  • Please contact the tour manager for meal suggestions that are inexpensive, easy, and healthy and for tips on meals for students with food allergies and sensitivities.


  • Hang posters Luther College will provide in prominent locations
  • Promote concert on your organization social media sites (can share content created by Luther College)
  • Let the tour manager know if there are any media organizations we should specifically contact about articles and/or advertisements
  • Word of mouth. Get people excited!

Luther Provides

  • Concert promotion in high schools and churches within a 30 mile radius
  • Direct concert promotion to high school students interested in Luther and Luther alumni and friends within a 30 mile radius
  • Help in finding area home stays and volunteers if needed
  • Social media marketing and promotion (available for sharing on host accounts)
  • A great concert, wonderful students, and an opportunity to bring your community together!