CHS Instrumental Music Program
We make good music, great leaders, and amazing human beings. Plain and simple.
Our Guiding Principles
1. We are respectful and accepting of everyone. 2. We are always working, constantly learning, and progressively growing. 3. We are a class act, everywhere we go, representing the Minutemen. 4. We are present, here and now, living for the moment. 5. We are a team. We are a family. We are strong as one.
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Folsom Jazz Festival bright and early tomorrow!
Early to bed, early to rise, makes our musicians healthy, wealthy, and wise! We’re leaving at the crack of dawn (4:15am) for the Folsom Jazz Festival tomorrow, Saturday, January 26. Our Jazz Band performs at 7:35am, so be on time, y’all! Here’s the itinerary. The big payoff: An amazing end-of-day concert…
Jazz Band @ Todos Santos Plaza Tree Lighting (12/1)
Our jazz ensemble will be kicking off Concord’s Tree Lighting Ceremony this Saturday with some holiday tunes. Santa Baby is waiting for you! Jazz Tree Lighting Ceremony Itinerary
Broadway Parade of Lights this Thursday, 11/29
Marching Band and Auxiliaries will make one final March this year, leading the way for Santa’s arrival in Walnut Creek on Thursday. Bundle up and come on down for a festive show! Broadway Parade of Lights itinerary.
Cancelled: Saturday Luncheon and all school events until after Thanksgiving break
A message from Mr. Lejano Hello CHS Instrumental Music students, I know that we had planned for a get-together this Saturday in place of Fairfield’s TOC, but due to the air quality progressively getting worse, I unfortunately have to announce that we will cancel this Saturday’s celebration at the school….
Fairfield Review Cancelled (11/17)
Due to poor air quality, the Fairfield Band Review this Saturday has been cancelled. As it was to be our last Marching Band, Auxiliary, and Jazz competition of the marching season, we will still meet to CELEBRATE the end of the season. Saturday’s new itinerary (11/17): 11:00AM – Parents can…
MDUSD Jazz Festival Itinerary – 11/15 at DVC
Thursday, 11/15, our Jazz Ensemble and the MDUSD Honor Jazz Band (featuring CHS musicians) performing along with other district high schools. Location: Diablo Valley College’s Performing Arts Center. MDUSD Jazz Fest 2018 Itinerary.
Santa Cruz Band Review
Santa Cruz Band Review is THIS Saturday, 10/20. Get ready for a long day of play, rides, and awards on the beach! Don’t forget to bring your own $$ to buy food on the Boardwalk. SANTA CRUZ itinerary 2018 2018-Santa-Cruz-Band-Review-Map
Franklin Band Review Itinerary for Saturday 10/13/18
Hosted by Franklin High School in Oak Grove, CA. Franklin 2018 Itinerary
Itineraries for Homecoming 9/28 and March-a-Thon 9/29
Caution–Busy weekend ahead! School rally Friday, Homecoming football game Friday night and our annual March-a-Thon Saturday morning. All ensembles participate! Itineraries for all of these events can be found on one convenient page (Isn’t that thoughtful? Thank you, Kenyon and Mr. Lejano!)