All Bands & Orchestra – CMEA DATE

Hello All Bands & Orchestra Families, Please mark your calendars!  CMEA for all the bands and orchestra will be on Saturday, March 29th.  A full timeline and permission slips will be sent out early next week. Thank You!

Jazz Band – Santa Cruz Jazz Festival

Hi Jazz Band Families We just received the cost of transportation for the Santa Cruz Jazz Festival which is on Friday, March 14th.  To assist in offsetting the cost of transportation, we are asking that each student make a donation of $35.  We would like to continue to do trips like this so if you […]

All Bands & Orchestra Families

Hello Bands & Orchestra Families We would like to inform you that we are hosting the Humboldt State Percussion Ensemble and the Humboldt State World Percussion Group on Friday, March 14th in the Analy High School Auditorium.  They will be performing from 12 – 12:40 (last part of 5th period) and 1:15 – 2:50 (all […]

Jazz Band – Santa Cruz Jazz Festival

Hello Jazz Families, Andy DelMonte is taking both the Jazz Band and a Vocal Ensemble to the Santa Cruz Jazz Festival at Cabrillo College on Friday, March 14th.  This will be an all-day event (See the timeline below) Since this is an all-day event your student will be required to complete two permission slips.  The […]

Intermediate/Advanced Band – Chaperones Needed

Hello Intermediate & Advanced Band Families, Our Honor Band, Jazz Band, and Orchestra will be touring the Middles Schools (Twin Hills, Brook Haven, and Hillcrest) on Monday, February 24th.  We will be meeting in the band/orchestra room at 7:35am to begin loading up the buses.  We will be returning back to AHS approximately 2:30pm.  There […]

Honor/Jazz Bands & Full Orchestra – Middle School Tour

Honor/Jazz Bands & Orchestra Families, The Middle School Tour is this Monday, February 24th and less than half the students have turned in their permission slips.  They need to be turned in ASAP!  Please make sure your student does not wait until Monday morning to turn in their permission slips, everyone will be busy loading […]

Benefit Concert

Mads Tolling Dave MacNab BENEFIT CONCERT — Jazz! Thurs. Feb 27 • 6:30 PM Duo Mads Tolling, Jazz Violin Dave MacNab, Jazz Guitar A semi-acoustic performance followed by Q&A, to benefit the Sebastopol Independent Charter School music program. Admission: $20 general, $10 senior/student   Purchase Tickets: Venue: Sebastopol Center for the Arts (former Vets […]

Master Classes with Midori – Space is Limited

Greetings music teachers and advocates for music education! You and your students are invited to attend two FREE masterclasses and a ticketed concert, as part of a 5-day residency with world renowned, violinist Midori! Midori’s bio can be found here. Much of the advice given in any masterclass can be applied to any instrument. Therefore, all musicians […]

Full Orchestra – Rehearsals

Hi Full Orchestra Families, Just a reminder that there is a mandatory Full Orchestra rehearsal tonight, Tuesday, February 18th in the band/orchestra room from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.  If your student is unable to attend the rehearsal they will have to make up the time within the next two weeks.  See Dawn in the band/orchestra […]

Full Orchestra – Rehearsals

Full Orchestra Families,  Please keep in mind that if your student is unable to attend the mandatory rehearsals he/she will be required to make up that time in the next two weeks.  Your student will be required to make up 45 minutes or lose 5 points from their grade.  If you have any questions, please contact […]