VCS Radio Jazz Ensemble released their new album, RELAXED INSANITY, recorded at the legendary Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA. The album was released at midnight Monday morning. You can listen to the entire album now.
I don't have allergies, but for some reason, my eyes always seem to get a bit red and watery around May. Maybe it's not allergies. Could it be that this is the month my senior students graduate? Could it be the fact that they were my students since they were 3rd graders ten years ago?
Taking on one of the most beautiful and challenging works for orchestra is no easy task. The 40-minute epic work, composed in 1888 by Russian composer, Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov, is based on 1001 Arabian Nights. It features brilliant orchestration in a vivid storytelling style, so well-known by the members of the renown VCS Radio Symphony.
So, What's it like during a typical production? It's hard to answer because each student project is always so different and fresh! The VCS Radio Conservatory is the creative performing Arts department of our school. Our world-renowned education focuses on multimedia production, musical…
VCS radio Jazz Ensemble spent the last four days at the Reno Jazz Festival, the largest of it's kind in the world. Schools from all over the country bring their jazz bands to attend clinics and to perform in…
VCS Radio Jazz Ensemble receives a 2018 SMA award for Outstanding Performance of a High School Large Jazz Ensemble
Vacaville Christian Schools
It's always wonderful when our students get recognized for their artistry and work! The Downbeat Student Music Awards are the most prestigious of its kind in the world. It names the best high school and university jazz ensembles globally. We are very proud of our students for bringing VCS into the world-class level of upcoming artists!
If you see a VCS Radio Jazz Ensemble member, give him/her a thumbs-up and congratulations. An award such as this is a rare and big thing!