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A Catholic School for Young Men in the Marist Tradition since 1958
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Jazz Band Sweeps WorldStrides Competition

The Columbus Jazz Band took home major hardware at the Worldstrides Music Festival in Los Angeles, California. 

The band received a gold medal, top honors and first place in the Jazz band category.

Danny Collazo and Greg Joa received two of the eight best soloist awards, from over 500+ students. They also received “best overall band” with the highest score out of all the performing groups at the festival.  

Adding to their experience, the band performed at the world-famous Normans Rare Guitars and met singer and songwriter, John Legend, on their plane trip back to Miami.
Christopher Columbus High School | 3000 SW 87 Avenue | Miami, FL 33165 | (305) 223-5650
Christopher Columbus High School is a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school, conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. We aim to make Jesus Christ known and loved, as we prepare young men for higher education and for their continuous challenge of harmonizing faith, culture and life. We foster a family spirit among all who are committed to the success of the school and promote opportunities to work together as a community of learners. 

Columbus is fully accredited by Cognia and is a member of the Marist Association of Secondary schools, the National Catholic Education Association and the Independent Schools of South Florida.