Unanimous Superior & Swing Night Info!

Congrats to all our students on a series of outstanding performances! For the sixth year in a row, both Band & Orchestra received Unanimous Superior ratings at the Van Nuys Music Festival! The next day, the Drumline placed 2nd at the DAC Championships and took home the sweepstakes award for highest combined marching score of the season. Congrats to all on a sensational weekend!

 NHHS Swing Night Information!

All performers and patrons enter through the Main Gate on Radford Avenue. Don’t forget your ID! A photo ID is required for every attendee at the gate. Tell security you are here for the “North Hollywood High Swing Night” and they will direct you where to park. From there, it is a short walk to Carla’s Cafe.

Please feel free to call Pat Ketchum, Band parent & CBS Contact person, if there are any problems (818) 200 – 6499.



2:00 – Call time for Jazz Band students (NHHS Music Room)

2:30 – Begin setting up at CBS Studios
4:00 – Sound Check
5:30 – Doors open – Carla’s Cafe at CBS Studios!
6:00 – Taco Bar Opens
6:30 – Band Begins playing! 
9:00 – Estimated end time
9:15 – Jazz Band packs up & moves equipment back to NHHS

Remaining events for Spring 2017!
  • Saturday May 13th • CBS Swing Night @6pm featuring our Jazz Band • Tickets must be purchased in advance from a Jazz Student student
  • Friday May 19th Indoor Drumline & Percussion Concert in the West Gym @6:30pm
  • Thursday May 25th • Spring Concert I @7pm • Jazz Band & Vocal Ensembles
  • Wednesday May 31st • Dance Team Show @7pm
  • Thursday June 1st • Dance Team Show @7pm
  • Friday June 2nd • Spring Concert II @7pm • Symphony Orchestra & Symphonic Band

Parent Support
A BIG thanks to Joe Cocita for once again driving the truck and helping us shlep our shows to success!

Student Recognitions
Lets hear it for the Class of 2017!
Kevin Aldana was accepted to UC Riverside, with a focus on Electrical Engineering
Kimberly Areas will attend Pierce, with a focus in Pediatrics
Alex Aziz will attend SFSU, with a focus on Political Science
Stanley Cascone will attend UCLA, with a focus in Music Performance
Anthony Cocita will attend UC Santa Cruz, with a focus in Astrophysics
Heilly Giron will attend SFSU, with a focus in Pre-Nursing
Elizabeth Hernandez  will attend SFSU, with a focus in Classics
Graham Jessop will attend Trinity College Dublin
Brianna Jordan will attend SSU, withe a focus in Music Performance
Chelsea Logo will attend the University of Notre Dame
Cindy Martinez will attend UC Riverside, with a focus in Sociology
Faina Mitnik will attend UC Davis, with a focus in Animal Sciences
George Morfin winged up for the US Marine Corp Reserves and will attend CSUN, with a focus in Psychology
David Morales will attend UCLA, with a focus in Mathematics and join the 2017 Vanguard Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps and Here is the link to his Go Fund Me Page: https://www.gofundme.com/VanguardFees
Vanessa Morales was accepted to UC Santa Cruz, UC Riverside, University of Redlands, CSUN & CSU Domingo Hills.
Blake Silton was accepted to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Alana Thomas will attend CSUN, with a focus in Nursing and Music Production
Ivy Tran will attend SFSU, with a focus in Biology
Emily Turkel was accepted to UC Berkeley, Northeastern University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Lewis & Clark College
Seniors please feel free to share your good news!

Words of Wisdom 
“Be crazy, be stupid, be weird, be whatever because life is too short to be anything else but happy.” – Bob moawad
“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.”
– John Wooden
“Don’t let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out.” – Robert Tew
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