Rio Bands Shine at Folsom Jazz Festival

Our 3 Jazz Ensembles and 2 of our combos participated in the Folsom Jazz Festival over the weekend, along with 140 groups from schools throughout Northern and Central California. The showing from the Rio groups was very strong, and the adjudicators awarded many individual and collective accolades to our kids. Here’s a breakdown:  AM Jazz … Read more

Time for Dinner Dance

Our annual Rio/ Arden Dinner Dance is coming up on Saturday, March 2nd. This lavish event features all of the Rio Jazz Bands, as well as the Arden Middle School Jazz Band, playing sophisticated, groovy and funky music for dancing. It is also a major fundraiser for our band programs, and the money raised benefits EVERY … Read more