Dear Band Director,
On May 3rd through May 5th, 2018, the City of Cañon City, Colorado will be hosting the 80th Annual Music and Blossom Festival. This is Colorado’s only community run Band Festival. I cordially invite you and your students to participate in this spectacular musical event. The festival offers competition performances in concert, jazz, orchestra and parade.
The weekend of music and entertainment is both competitive and non-competitive. Details of participation for competition, exhibition, festival ratings or judge’s critique are found on this website.
I sincerely hope that you will accept this invitation and make the 80th Annual Music and Blossom Festival the highlight of your school year for you and your students.
The City of Cañon City and the Music and Blossom Festival Corporation have provided a quality musical experience for over 150,000 students during its 80 year history.
Plan now to attend during the weekend of May 3rd thru May 5th for the 80th Annual Music and Blossom Festival in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
Directors may choose to participate in all, or any combination of the following for the Blossom Festival:
The CCHS Band earned the Sweepstakes Award at the 2017 Canon City Music & Blossom Festival!
1st Place - Class AA Concert Band (Wind Ensemble)
1st Place - Open Class - Concert Band (Symphonic Band)
1st Place - Class AA - Parade
Outstanding Soloist - Lilly Cash - Trumpet
Outstanding Section - French Horns - Wind Ensemble
Outstanding Auxiliary - Class AA
Outstanding Percussion - Class AA
Outstanding Drum Major - Class AA
The CCHS Tiger Pride band earned the top honor at the 78th Canon City Music & Blossom Festival - the SWEESPTAKES AWARD! Congratulations to all the students who helped make this possible.
Blossom Festival Awards:
1st Place - Class 2A - Concert Band
1st Place - Class 2A - Parade Competition
2nd Place - Class 2A - Jazz Band
1st Place - Jazz Combo
Outstanding Soloist Class 2A - Anna Flynn, Trumpet
Outstanding Section Class 2A - Trumpet Section
Outstanding Section - Class 2A - Trumpets
Outstanding Auxiliary - Class 2A
Outstanding Percussion - Class 2A
Outstanding Drum Major - Class 2A
Bravo to the Tiger Pride Band for all their accomplishments, hard work, and dedication this year!
Canon City High School
1313 College Avenue
Canon City, CO 81212