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FFCHS and FMS Score High Marks at Pikes Peak Jazz Festival

Miranda Lopez

Fountain-Fort Carson High School (FFCHS) Crimson Jazz and Royal Jazz attended the Pikes Peak Jazz Festival held on April 6th and 7th in Colorado Springs.

Crimson Jazz earned an Excellent rating and Royal Jazz earned a Superior rating.

Royal Jazz was selected as the Outstanding Jazz Band of the jazz festival, and Oz Schneider received the Outstanding Soloist of the Festival for his tenor solo. 

Fountain Middle School’s (FMS) 8th-grade Crimson Jazz Band also participated in the festival. They received a Superior rating overall.

Superior: This rating reflects the finest conceivable performance for the event and class of participants being evaluated – worthy of the distinction of being recognized as among the very best.

Excellent: This rating reflects an unusually high level of performance in many respects but has minor inconsistencies. It is a performance of distinctive quality.