Our MC Jazz Band 1 braved a blizzard and stormed a festival. The jazz band competed at the 49th Annual Berklee High School Jazz Festival in Boston on February 11th. The festival is the largest and oldest high school jazz festival in the United States. It featured 1000s of student performers from 139 public and private high schools from across the country. Performance categories included Big Bands, Combos, and Vocal Ensembles. MC Jazz Band competed in the Big Band and Combo divisions.
Awards and Scholarships
- 2nd place Big Band Large Ensemble Category
- Outstanding Musicianship Award: Jules Gilliam (Big Band), Jesse Eades (Big Band)
- Judges Choice Spotlight Award: Jules Gilliam (Big Band), Max Rohde (Combo)