Boca Ciega Students Score Big in State Jazz Competition

The Boca Ciega Jazz Combo

The Boca Ciega Jazz Combo

On March 23, Boca Ciega High School’s best musicians attended the State Jazz and Solo and Ensemble Music Performance Assessment at Buchholtz High School in Gainesville. The students had to receive a superior rating from district before being qualified to attend state finals.

For the second year in a row, both Laura Karbowski, Flute Solo, and the Jazz Combo received a superior rating. The Jazz Combo members are Andrew Baker, Raphael Vazquez, Christina Porcelli, Brianna Macon, Dylan Dixon, Kaycie Howell and Richard Mannion. The school’s Jazz Ensemble received an excellent rating and the Percussion Section received a good rating. Congratulations to all the students who participated and   to Carlos Franco, Director of Bands, for this outstanding achievement.

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