March 5th Music Festival at Biola University

Concert Season is here, and the Symphonic Band & Symphony Orchestra can’t wait to hit the stage! First up is our Spring Music Festival next Tuesday, March 5th at Biola University followed by our March 14th Spring Instrumental Music Concert. We hope you will join us for both events in us in support of our awesome students. Please check below for details!

We are still looking for parent chaperones to help us with supervision on March 5th! If you are available to join us for the day, it would be much appreciated! You can either join us on the bus or meet us at the university! Click Here to sign up!



March 5th Music Festival at Biola University  

On Tuesday, March 5th both band and orchestra will perform at Biola University for the Hutchinson Music Festival. The band will play at 3:30 with a 4 pm clinic and the orchestra at 5:15 with a 5:45 clinic. Concessions will be available for purchase but should only be purchased during assigned breaks. Students performing in both groups should bring food and assume there won’t be time to buy food until orchestra finishes.  Students are required to stay on campus near the music building throughout the day. Please be sure to follow the schedule listed below:
  • 11:00pm Load Truck (4th Period)
  • 1:00pm Depart NHHS
  • 2:00pm Arrive at Biola University
  • 3:00pm Symphonic Band Warm Up time
  • 3:30pm Symphonic Band Performance
  • 4:00pm Symphonic Band Clinic
  • 4:45pm Symphony Orchestra Warm-Up Time
  • 5:15pm Symphony Orchestra Performance
  • 5:45pm Symphony Orchestra Clinic
  • 6:15pm Load Truck
  • 7:00pm Depart Biola University
  • 8:15pm Unload Truck
  • 8:30pm Estimated Time of Dismissal

March 9th DAC Drumline Competition  

This Saturday, on March 9th, Drumline will have their first competition of the season! Students should plan on loading the truck on Friday after practice and be here early on Saturday!

Here is the student schedule:

Friday March 8th 

  • 5:30 – 7:30 – Load Truck
 Saturday, March 9th
  • 7:15am – Call Time & change into uniforms
  • 7:45am – Bus Lines
  • 8:00am – Bus Departs NH
  • 8:45am – Partial unloading of truck / get solo instruments ready
  • 9:30am – Watch solo & chamber group performances
  • 10:30pm  – finish unloading & rehearse show
  • 11:25pm – Performance 
  • 12:09pm – Award Ceremony 
  • 1:00pm – Finish loading truck
  • 1:15/1:30pm – Bus Departs Gardena HS
  • 2:15/2:30pm – unload truck
  • 2:45/3:30pm – Estimated dismissal  


March 14th Instrumental Music Concert

We will have our first Spring Instrumental Music Concert of the year on Thursday, March 14th at 7pm in the auditorium. The event features our Symphonic Band and Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are $5 at the door. We hope you will join us in support of our students.

Parent volunteers needed to help with our concert!

We are hoping to recruit some parents to help with concessions. Interested parents should click HERE on the SignUP Genius link.



Concert Dress! 

Concert Dress For Symphonic Band: 

  • Boys: White long sleeve button-down dress shirt, black slacks (dress pants), black dress shoes & socks, black long tie
  • Girls: Long black dress (no spaghetti straps or strapless), or black dress pants/skirt (below knees please) with a white or black dress blouse/top

Concert Dress For Symphony Orchestra: 

  • Boys: Black suit jacket, white long sleeve button-down dress shirt, black slacks, black dress shoes & socks, black long tie
  • Girls: Long black dress (no spaghetti straps or strapless), or black dress pants/skirt (below knees please) with a white or black dress blouse/top


NEW Dance Team Schedule

Dance Team is working hard on choreography to their 2019 spring show! In preparation for the production, we have added an additional practice on Fridays. If students have a scheduling conflict, they should contact Dance Team Coach, Haziel Angeles directly.
  • Tuesdays: 2:30 – 5:00pm
  • Thursdays 3:45 – 6:00pm
  • Fridays 3:45 – 6:00pm


Coming UP!

  • March 5th • SCSBOA Music Festival at Biola University
    • 3:30pm Symphonic Band Performs
    • 5:15pm Symphony Orchestra Performs
  • March 9th • DAC Drumline Competition Daytime TBA
  • March 14th • Band & Orchestra Concert 7pm at NHHS Auditorium
  • March 22nd • Walter Reed Jazz Band Festival
  • March 23rd • DAC Drumline Competition Daytime TBA


See you at the concerts…
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