Highlights from the 2016-2017 JAZZ SEASON!!             

Congratulations to Curtis Gaesser and the FHS jazz students for their superior performances!

JAZZ EDUCATION NETWORK - 8TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE

New Orleans, Louisiana - Performances by Jazz Bands I and II; Jazz Choir I

28TH ANNUAL FOLSOM JAZZ FESTIVAL

Host

AMADOR VALLEY JAZZ FESTIVAL

First Place for Jazz Bands I, II and III in their Divisions
First Place for Jazz Combo
Jazz Band I chosen as finalist performer in the evening concert

CAMPANA JAZZ FESTIVAL

First Place for Jazz Bands I, II and III in their Divisions
First Place for Jazz Combo

WOODCREEK JAZZ FESTIVAL

First Place for Jazz Bands I, II and III in their Divisions
Sweepstakes Award for Jazz Band I

CMEA CAPITOL SECTION

                       Congratulations to Curtis Gaesser for the recognition by CMEA Capitol Section as the                 Music Educator of the Year!

NEXT GENERATION MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL

Performances by invitation only - only 8 choirs, 12 bands and 6 combos were selected nationwide to compete
Second Place for Jazz Band I and Jazz Choir, earning performance spots as guest artists at the prestigious Monterey Jazz Festival coming up in September
Outstanding Vocal Soloist Award:  Joey Lombardi

FULLERTON JAZZ FESTIVAL

First Place for Jazz Choir I in the A Capella Division
Second Place for Jazz Band I in the Heavy Division
First Place for Jazz Combo
First Place for Jazz Band II in the Intermediate Division
Third Place for Jazz Band III in the Novice Division
 

 

A special congratulations to Jazz Band I, Jazz Choir I and Jazz Combo for earning invitations to perform and compete in the 47th Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival, March 31st - April 2nd, 2017!!

This is a very prestigious festival, with selection by audition only. Only 8 choirs, 12 bands and 6 combos were selected to compete from the nationwide applicants. Congratulations!!

 

 

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!