Named in honor of Mr. Jim Campana, AVHS Music Director from 1959 through 1979, the Campana Jazz Festival is one of the highlights of the Pleasanton Unified School District’s musical year. In recent years, Campana has enjoyed an average participation of 25 schools, 40+ ensembles and nearly 800 students who experience performances, clinics, master workshops and an exciting awards concert. Each year, summer camp scholarships valued at over ten thousand dollars are awarded to outstanding musicians.
This year the Campana Jazz Festival will be on Saturday, February 8, 2020 - Jazz Band and Jazz Combos (?) Parents will be responsible for getting their students to the event at Amador Valley High School.