Oestreicher Elected Parliamentarian at NO Jazz Festival

jazz and heritage festival foundation logo. banner imageDavid Oestreicher, II has been elected to the office of Parliamentarian of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation. He will replace former Chief Judge Michael Bagneris of the Civil District Court for Orleans Parish.

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation owns the New Orleans Jazz Festival.

The Foundation’s mission is: “To promote, preserve, perpetuate and encourage the music, arts, culture and heritage of communities in Louisiana through festivals, programs and other cultural, educational, civic and economic activities.”

Learn more at jazzandheritage.org

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