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Fryeburg Academy's Vocal Jazz Ensemble takes first place
Fryeburg Academy's Vocal Jazz Ensemble takes first place

Fryeburg Academy's Vocal Jazz Ensemble took first place at yesterday's 43rd annual Berklee High School Jazz Festival in Boston.

The 16 member group has won five consecutive Maine State championships and this is their third win at Berklee in the last decade. The Berklee festival is the largest high school jazz fest in the country with more than 3000 students and over 200 ensembles from all over the country and beyond.

The ensemble is directed by Academy's long time music director, Brent LaCasce.

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