Costa Mesa H.S. / M.S. Instrumental Music
The Costa Mesa High School Instrumental Music Department is made up of Beginning Band, Intermediate Band, Advanced Band, Marching Band, Color Guard, Jazz Band, Drum Line and Small Ensemble student groups ranging from 7th to 12th grade. The goal of the program is to provide a quality program for each level that uses the state music education standards and performing opportunities to enhance each student's experience.
CMHS Band events
Middle School Bands Bumpin' Around after performing @ Knotts Community Talent Showcase
This Week in Band......
0 PERIODS THIS WEEK:
Monday, May 25th: Happy Memorial Day
Band Day @ the Beach (1pm – 9pm, between a & b street @ Balboa)
Tuesday, May26th: Small Ensembles, Color Guard
Color Guard: 3-5pm
Drum Line: 6-7:30pm
Wednesday, May 27th: Small Ensembles, Color Guard
Jazz Band II: 3-4pm
Thursday, May 28st: Jazz Band I , Color Guard
Color Guard: 3-5pm
Friday, May 29th: Jazz Band I, Color Guard
Tuesday, June 2nd: Pops Showcase – “Humor in Music”, 7pm CMHS Performing Arts Center
Advanced Band, Color Guard, Jazz Band I, Jazz Band II, Drum Line, Small Ensembles
Monday, June 8th: Middle School Musicians Concert – “A Musical Expedition”, 7pm CMHS Performing
Arts Center - Intermediate & Beginning Bands
Color Guard Captures Gold !
Big Congratulations to the Color Guard who earned 1st Place in the WGASC Championships Finals on Saturday, April 25th at Segerstrom H.S. with a fantastic performance ! Great job to coach Rhonda Choat, instructor Tara Choat, captains Maggie Hernandez & Alma Carrillo and the entire Color Guard Team!
Color Guard Captures First Place !
Color Guard's "Hotsy Totsy" competition show is going awesome! The team earned 1st place at the April 11th show @ Savanna H.S. with a score of 91.19 and 1st place at the April 17th show @ Woodbridge H.S. with a 92.45. Awesome !!!
Selfie at the London Symphony
8th Grade Percussion Quartet gets a Superior at Festival
Ethan Gay, Brian Vuong, Han Nguyen and Emma Erskine perform at the Van Guard University Small Ensemble Recital after earning a Superior rating at the event.
Jazz Band Awarded $2,000 from the American Legion
The Jazz Band I performed on Saturday, February 14th at the American Legion for their annual Sweetheart Ball. They put on an awesome performance and were awarded $2,000 from the American Legion's Scholarship Fund.
Band Officers perform at the 99cent Store Re-Grand Opening
Volunteer to wash uniforms !
BOX TOP FUNDRAISER for all CMHS Band & Color Guard Members!
We are continuing the Box Top Fundraiser and are asking everyone to bring in their box tops and deposit them in the Box Top Box in the front of Mrs. Gilboe's office in the band room. What an easy fundraiser for the band to earn money! Thanks to Mrs. Collier for running it. Now Everyone BRING IN YOUR BOX TOPS !!!!
PARENTS/ VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
How Can I Help ??? CONTRIBUTIONS !!!
The CMHS/MS Band Program cannot exist without parent contributions. Here are some of the ways in which YOU can contribute:
1. Donate money to the program. (ex. an instrument averages over $300 per instrument)
2. Donate your talents. (ex. welder, seamstress, business connections, fundraising ideas, etc.)
3. Help at events. (ex. chaperone an event, take donations at concerts, help with concessions, work tournaments)
4. Support your student! (ex. come to the concerts/events and support your students and the program)