Students perform with All Star Jazz Band

Max Rambo, Cam Shope, Asa Huffaker, Joel Burns and Charlotte Best were joined by RHS Jazz Band Director Cullen McCarthy for their performance at the annual Festival of the Arts in Grand Rapids. 

Five Rockford High School Jazz Band students had the privilege to perform with the 2018 Michigan State Band and Orchestra Association’s District X All Star Jazz Band at the 48th Annual Festival of the Arts on Calder Stage in downtown Grand Rapids. The band, directed by Northview High School’s director Greg Wells, was comprised of the top Jazz students at their respected high school. Representing Rockford were sophomore Charlotte Best, bass; seniors Joel Burns, trumpet; Asa Huffaker, saxophone; Max Rambo, piano; and junior Cam Shope, trombone.