Congratulations to the many California schools that received top honors in the 2015 Downbeat Student Music Awards! Below are California schools that received either an ensemble award and/or and individual student award.

Ralston Middle School, Belmont
Independence High School, San Francisco
Northgate High School, Walnut Creek
Colburn Community School of Performing Arts, Los Angeles
Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach
Folsom High School, Folsom
Berkeley High School, Berkeley
SF Jazz, San Francisco
Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo
Cal State Northridge, Northridge
Stanley Middle School, Lafayette
Rio Americano High School, Sacramento
Westlake High School, Westlake Village
Miracosta College, Oceanside
Sinaloa Middle School, Novato
Contra Costa College, San Pablo
Cal State Sacramento, Sacramento
Corte Madera School, Portola Valley
Valencia High School, Valencia
Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut
Fullerton College, Fullerton
University Of Southern California, Los Angeles
Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton
Nova Independent School, Novato