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FOLSOM JAZZ FESTIVAL!
This year marks the 30th anniversary of our annual Jazz Festival. January 26th, 2019 please join us for a full day of middle school and high school Jazz band and choir competitions! We have some of the biggest talent in jazz with our afternoon concert Dave Eshelman & the Jazz Garden Big Band and evening concert with the fabulous Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band!
DAVE ESHELMAN AND THE JAZZ GARDEN BIG BAND!
DIRECTORS! Please stop by Jeff Galinovsky Photography to get your band’s photo and your free 8”X12” portrait of your band! Photo’s also available for purchase at the booth!
DISNEYLAND OCTOBER 2018!
FOLSOM MARCHING BAND ON MAIN STREET IN DISNEYLAND. WHAT AN INCREDIBLE EXPERIENCE FOR THE KIDS!
DEL ORO MARCHING SHOW - OCTOBER 2018
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FHS MARCHING BAND FOR TAKING 1st PLACE IN THEIR DIVISION AT THE DEL ORO MARCHING FESTIVAL, HIGHEST SCORE IN BRASS AND WOODWINDS AND THE MUSIC SWEEPSTAKES!
FRANKLIN MARCHING FESTIVAL-OCTOBER 2018
1ST SHOW OF THE SEASON AND FIRST PLACE IN THEIR DIVISION! FHS ALSO TOOK MUSIC SWEEPSTAKES AWARD AND DIRECTOR’S AWARD!!! GO FOLSOM!
Please join us for our next MUSIC BOOSTERS MEETING!
nOVEMBER 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM in the Band Room
Please join us for our next Boosters meeting! This is a great resource to support your student during the music season, and have a chance to ask any questions you may have. We hope to see you there!
The 2017-2018 Folsom High School Jazz Choir at the Next Generation Monterey Jazz Festival!
Congratulations to the Choir for its 2nd Place WIN, earning an invitation to be a guest artist performer in the renowned Monterey Jazz Festival in September!
A special congratulations to Nino Cayabyab for earning a vocal soloist award!
A special congratulations to Jazz Band I and Jazz Choir I for earning invitations to perform and compete in the 48th Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival, March 10th-11th, 2018!!
This is a very prestigious festival, with selection by audition only. Only 8 choirs and 13 bands and were selected to compete from the nationwide applicants. Congratulations!!
THE 2017-2018 FOLSOM HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ band i AT THE NEXT GENERATION MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL!
Highlights from the 2017-2018 JAZZ SEASON!!
Congratulations to Curtis Gaesser and the FHS jazz students for their superior performances!
JAZZ EDUCATION NETWORK - 9TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Dallas, Texas - Performances by Jazz Bands I and II; Jazz Choir I
29TH ANNUAL FOLSOM JAZZ FESTIVAL
EL CERRITO JAZZ FESTIVAL
Second Place for Jazz Band I
Rhythm and Trombone Section Awards
WOODCREEK JAZZ FESTIVAL
First Place for Jazz Bands II and III in their Divisions
Sweepstakes Award for Jazz Band II
NEXT GENERATION MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL
Performances by invitation only - only 8 choirs and 13 bands were selected nationwide to competeSecond Place for Jazz Choir, earning a performance spot as guest artist at the prestigious Monterey Jazz Festival coming up in SeptemberOutstanding Vocal Soloist Award: Nino Cayabyab
Curtis Gaesser was nominated as one of 10 finalists for the 2018 GRAMMY MUSIC EDUCATOR Award!
Selected from over 2,300 nominees from across the country, to say we are beyond proud is an understatement. Mr. Gaesser has dedicated over 33 years of teaching excellence in music education and has mentored thousands of music students who win at the highest levels year after year -- in 3 Jazz Bands and Jazz Choir, Marching Band, Concert Band, Orchestra, and Jazz Combo groups. Setting winning aside, and straight from the mouths of current and former students, Mr. Gaesser changes lives. Thank you to Mr. Gaesser for his continued dedication to the students and to excellence in music education. Congratulations!!!
Congratulations FHS Marching Band for its Award Winning Performances in the 2017 Season!
Images from the FHS Marching Band in the 2017 Homecoming Parade in Old Town Folsom!
Highlights from the 2017 Marching Band Season!
Here are highlights from our 14th Annual Folsom Fall Festival Marching Band Competition!
Thank you to all of the amazing marching bands that participated! We hope to see you again next year!
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2016-2017 JAZZ BAND 1 and Jazz choir fOR THEIR AMAZING PERFORMANCES AT THE 60TH ANNUAL MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL!
2016-17 Jazz Band I
2016-17 Jazz Choir I
If you will be volunteering for the Music Boosters as a chaperone, in the pit crew, working with uniforms, or anyone working with students AND still need to complete the TB test, click below for a schedule for the District TB testing clinics.
Congratulations to Curtis Gaesser and our FHS Jazz Choir, Jazz Band 1 and Jazz Combo for their stunning performances at the Next Generation Monterey Jazz Festival!
Both our band and choir, with 2nd place wins, earned a spot to perform as guest artists at the prestigious Monterey Jazz Festival. Well done!
Congratulations to Joey Lombardi for winning an Outstanding vocal Soloist Award in Monterey!
2016-17 Jazz Combo
Congratulations to all of our musicians!
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