The Telluride Society for Jazz is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education organization working in collaboration with the Telluride Jazz Festival and presenting the "Society Stage" at Elks Park, Telluride Student All-Stars Jazz Ensemble, Telluride Jazz Adventure Academy Scholarships and other year-round artist workshops, student education programs and community outreach events.


  • Chris Vann, President
  • Peter Bell, Executive Director
  • Clara Martinez, Secretary & Treasurer
  • Tim Erdman, Jeff Hauser, Jack Kotz, Fred Williams, Kurt Dalton, Jim Berkowitz