Valley Christian Schools took 88 Junior High and High School Jazz students to the 2018 Folsom Jazz Festival the weekend of January 26 & 27. There were seven total groups, including 3 combo groups. All groups received “1’s” which is the highest rating/score.
JH Studio Band - Middle School Division, 7th
HS Vocal Jazz Ensemble - 4th
HS Jazz Lab Band - 4th
HS Jazz Ensemble - 3rd in their AAA Division
Jazz Ensemble was invited to perform for Top Festival Honors (Finals), where they came in 5th place, over all Jazz Bands who competed.
Combo 1: Combo A, HS 2 Division - 7th
Combo 2: Combo B/HS 2 Division - 3rd
Combo 3: Combo B/HS 3 Division - 12th
The 29th annual festival was held on two campuses - Folsom High School in Folsom, CA and Rolling Hills Church in El Dorado Hills, CA. Over 140 middle school and high school jazz bands, vocal jazz choirs, and jazz combos competed. It is the largest jazz competition in California.