Band

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Gearing up for Fall!

WANT TO JOIN THE BEGINNING BAND?
Instrument tryouts:
Come try out some instruments and see what you want to play!
No experience necessary! Come and ask all of your questions!
 
Sign up for your time slot: Friday, August 26 between 9-12 at the Chapel at Grossmont.
sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084CADAF28A4F94-hcsmusic
 
Auditions--CALLING ALL EXPERIENCED MUSICIANS

We will be having auditions on Friday, August 26th for anyone who is trying out for Concert or Jazz Band, as well as One Achord Choir, String Ensemble, or any new students who want to try instruments for Beginning Band. If you still need to audition, sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084CADAF28A4F94-hcsmusic

Concert Band is open to those who have played their instruments for at least 2 years.
Jazz Band is looking for experienced players on drum set, guitar, and bass.
Send questions to band@hcssd.org
 
BACK TO SCHOOL RALLY
The band will be performing at the rally, Monday, August 22 at Foothills Church in El Cajon. Come join us, ask questions, and hear some good music to get excited for the school year!
 
FIRST DAY OF MUSIC CLUB
Music club rehearsals will start Friday, Sept 9 (the Friday after Labor Day). Save the date!

Our Vision

The HCS Band Program seeks to develop student musicians who grow in personal discipline and skill, perform quality music with the ensemble, develop meaningful relationships, and use their musical abilities to bring glory to our Father in Heaven.


Rehearsals

Fridays, Sept-May
The Chapel at Grossmont

9:00am: Beginning Band & String Ensemble
10:05am: OneAchord Choir

11:10am: Concert Band & Junior Choir
(12:10 Lunch Break)
12:40: Jazz Band

Performances

There is a Fall Concert in November, an HCS-wide Christmas program in December, and a Spring Concert in May. We may also play for HCS sports games, graduation ceremony, and other events.

Join Us!

The HCS Band is open to any student enrolled in 4th-12th grades.

Beginning Band is for beginning musicians who are learning their instrument for the first time, or who need some additional practice on the music fundamentals.

Concert Ensemble is open, by audition, to anyone who has studied their instrument for at least one year, but preferably two.

Jazz Band is open, by audition, to Concert Band members. Students must be in Concert Band to participate in Jazz Band.

Instruments

Band instruments include flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, trumpet, french horn, trombone, baritone, tuba, and percussion (bell kit and snare drum).

String players (violin, viola, cello, string bass) may audition for Concert Ensemble.


Fees & Registration

The annual club fee is TBD. To register, log into your Homeschool-Life account and visit the Music Club page.

Other Questions? 
Contact Director Christa Beyenhof at band@hcssd.org

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