Notes from the Podium

Happy Holidays! Our band and orchestra program is busy with performances and events!  


Need formal concert attire details?  Check the Instrumental Music Handbook!

Purchase Winter Concert tickets here.  
Please make sure you select the correct concert for your child's group.  
Color Guard, Intermediate, Concert, and Jazz Bands perform on Tuesday, December 17.
Beginning and Advanced Orchestra perform on Wednesday, December 18.

See Concert Information details here:
Winter BAND Concert: Tuesday, December 17
Winter ORCHESTRA Concert: Wednesday, December 18​

All band and orchestra students are invited to participate in a Secret Santa Gift Exchange.  
This is NOT required, but a fun way for students to develop relationships with one another.  
Permission slips are due Friday, December 6 (see link below for details).
Secret Santa Permission Slip and Details

Band students will be performing in Brea Downtown on Friday, December 13.
See detailed information here.

Need extra credit?  Donate candy canes for our candy cane sale fundraiser.  
Students may donate up to 2 boxes of candy canes for 10 points extra credit each.
Deadline to donate is Monday, December 9.


Events at a Glance

Friday, 12/6 - MLC Meeting at lunch
Friday, 12/6 - Secret Santa Permission Slips Due
Wednesday, 12/11 - Brea Downtown Rehearsal 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Thursday, 12/12 - Brea Downtown Rehearsal 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Thursday, 12/12 - Instrumental Music Booster Meeting
Friday, 12/13 - Brea Downtown Performance 6:15 - 6:45 pm
Friday, 12/13 - Secret Santa First Gift Due
Tuesday, 12/17 - Winter Holiday BAND Concert 7:00 pm
Wednesday, 12/18 - Winter Holiday ORCHESTRA Concert 7:00 pm
Wednesday, 12/18 - Secret Santa Second Gift Due
Thursday, 12/19 - Secret Santa Reveal
Friday, 12/20 - NO SCHOOL--Winter Vacation Begins! See you next year!


"Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent."

-- Victor Hugo (1802-1885)
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