All that jazz: Dons are a hit at music festival
For Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD — The Columbus Catholic High School Jazz Band recently participated in the Eau Claire Jazz Festival. The longest running jazz festival in the nation, this year marked the 50th year of the Eau Claire Jazz Festival.
Nearly 60 jazz bands from across Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa competed at the festival. Columbus Catholic High School Jazz Band finished third in its division.
In addition, each year a select number of individual performers are recognized. For the first time ever, four Columbus jazz band members won outstanding solo musicianship awards. Farid Torbey, Jon Viegut, David Rasmussen, and Neale Tracy received the prestigious acknowledgement.