FHS Jazz Groups Win Big in Reno

Our FHS Jazz Groups had a great weekend at the Reno Jazz Festival.

Jazz Band 1, Jazz Band 3, and Jazz Choir 1 were awarded first place in their divisions. The Jazz Band 1 and Jazz Choir 1 made the finals, and Jazz Band 1 won overall Best High School Jazz Band at the festival!

Folsom Middle School took 2nd place.

Jazz Band 1's lead alto sax Emery Mesich (watch this kid he's going to change the world) won best saxophone player at the festival.

Again im proud of my students ,school, and the best feeder schools around. Thank you all for your tenacity, hard work, and fervor to be the best! I love my you all!

 - Curtis Gaesser


Congratulations to our Folsom High School Jazz Groups

Congratulations to our Folsom High School Jazz groups for a successful appearance at the 2014 Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival, held this weekend in Monterey, California. Our Jazz Choir I and Jazz Combo I have been selected to appear at the Monterey Jazz Festival in September!

And Mr. Gaesser has also announced that our Jazz Band I and Jazz Choir I have been selected as winners for Downbeat Magazine's 2014 Best High School Jazz Band and Best High School Jazz Choir!

Folsom High School Jazz Groups Accepted to Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival

Congratulations to the FHS Jazz Band I, Jazz Choir I, Combo I, and the Rolling Hills Arts Academy Jazz Band for being accepted to the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival March 28-30.

This is an overnight trip for these groups (leave Saturday morning 3/29, stay overnight, return Sunday 3/30).