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By Gini Davis
The Creswell Chronicle 

Jazz Choir places fourth at Reno Jazz Festival

 

May 10, 2018

Photo Provided/Alesha Culp

Blake Nelson solos on soprano sax with CHS Jazz Band 1 during the Reno Jazz Festival. Nelson received an Outstanding Musician award for both Jazz Band and Jazz Choir.

Blake Nelson and Matthieu Foster each received Outstanding Musician awards for both Jazz Choir and Jazz Band and the Creswell High School Jazz Choir placed fourth as CHS musicians competed in the annual Reno Jazz Festival, held April 26-29 at the University of Nevada, Reno.

"Reno Jazz Festival is an exceptional learning experience for students and directors as they are surrounded by jazz musicians and professionals," said Creswell Music Boosters President Mandy Hoggard.

The CHS Jazz Choir, directed by Sandi Green, competed April 27 in the "A" Division. They opened with "Mr. Hooper's Find It...



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