Spring Concert Friday March 17

It was a great weekend for our students! On Friday, both Band and Orchestra received Unanimous Superior ratings (the highest rating possible) from judicators at the SCSBOA festival in Littlerock, followed the next day with Drumline placing 1st with a whopping 93.9 points at the DAC competition. Several drumline students also competed in the solo division, winning numerous awards in every category including five gold, six silver, and six bronze medals. Congrats to all our music students on a job well done!

Instrumental Music Concert March 17th

We hope you will join us this weekend for what will be a spectacular concert! This Friday, March 17th (St. Patrick’s Day) at 7pm, we will have our first Spring Instrumental Concert! The event features our Symphonic Band and Symphony Orchestra. The event will be held in the school auditorium. Tickets are $5 at the door. Middle School students get free admission with a student ID.

Concert Dress Attire:

Symphonic Band:

Boys – Black slacks, socks, & dress shoes with a white long sleeve dress shirt & black or dark colored long tie

Girls – Black long dress (no spaghetti straps or strapless)
Black dress shoes, dark socks or stockings recommended
Black or white blouse
Black dress pants
Black dress shoes, dark socks or stockings recommended


Boys – Same as band but add a black suit jacket
Girls – Same as band

Parent Support

BIG thanks to Joe Cocita & Donald Doyle for driving the truck this past weekend! You guys ROCK!

Student Recognitions

Congrats to the following seniors on their college acceptances!

Anthony Cocita was accepted to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo & San Francisco State University.Stanley Cascone was accepted to Lawrence University, Puget Sound, CS Fullerton, Willamette, Wooster, & College of Charleston.

David Morales was accepted to UC Berkeley David also won a spot on the 2017 Vanguard Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps and set up a Go Fund Me page to help raise funds for his tour. Here is the link: https://www.gofundme.com/VanguardFees

Vanessa Morales was accepted to University of Redlands, CSUN & CSU Domingo Hills.Blake Silton was accepted to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

Emily Turkel was accepted to Northeastern University.

Seniors please feel free to share with me your good news so I can share it with our followers!

Coming Up!
  • Friday March 17th @7pm • Instrumental Music Concert featuring the Symphonic Band & Symphony Orchestra
  • Saturday March 25 DAC Drumline Competition at Los Amigos HS in Fountain Valley, Ca
  • Friday April 21st @7pm • Chamber Music Concert
  • Saturday April 22nd • Jazz Blues & Beyond Festival featuring the NHHS Jazz Band

Words of Wisdom 

“Be careful with words because once they are said, they can only be forgiven but not forgotten.” – Unknown

“Strong people don’t put others down… They lift them up”
– Michael Watson

To play a wrong note is insignificant; to play without passion is inexcusable.”
-Ludwig Van Beethoven

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