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Drum Line Makes Finals !

Congrats to the Drum Line who beat out 22 other lines in their division to earn a place in the ADLA Finals, which will be held on Saturday, April 26th at Long Beach City College.  Great Job Everyone & Best of Luck !

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0 Period Ensembles

0 Periods are now divided into Jazz Band,  Drum Line, Winter Guard and Small Ensembles.  Jazz Band is 6:45am M, Th, F; Drum Line is 6:30pm M, W; Winter Guard is 6:45am W, Th and Th after school/eve; Small Ensembles are 6:45am Tuesday with some slated for Wednesday @ 7:15am.  All attendance for after school or evening practices will be reflected in the next day's 0 period.  ALL ADVANCED BAND MEMBERS are in at least one 0 period ensemble !  

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Color Guard captures 4th Place at WGASC Championships

Congratulations to our Color Guard who did an amazing performance on Saturday, April 12th at Segerstrom H.S., which was the site of the WGASC Winter Guard Championships for our division.  They scored a season best and truly looked awesome.  Great Work this year - awesome ladies !

2013-14 CMHS Band & Color Guard Officers

Drum Majors: Loralee Sepsey, Justin Hoscoe

Color Guard Captain:  Susie Riestra

Color Guard Co-Captain:  Ziyah Jordan

President: Abby To

Vice Presidents: Aide Grijalva, Olivia LeValley

Brass Captain: Jesus Flores

Woodwind Captain: Olivia LeValley

Percussion Captain: David Walker

Librarians:  Emily Dominguez, Noemi Valencia, Jocelin Bautista

Uniform Chair:  Jessica Vera

Uniform Committee: Diego Vidrio

Quarter Master: Kyanna Truong

Historians: Ashley Beall, Marissa Castro

Social Committee: Nancy Le, Alondra Chavez

Officer at large: Casey Campbell, Leo Rios, Erick Garcia

Mrs. Sandy Gilboe


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


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. LeValley for running it.  Now Everyone BRING IN YOUR BOX TOPS !!!!

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Our Deepest Sympathy for the passing of former CMHS Band Member Christine Reyes


Parent 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)

2013-14 2nd Sememster CMHS BAND SCHEDULE


8th (Wednesday):  Parent Booster Meeting, 7pm CMHS Band room

15th (Wednesday):  Boys Basketball vs. Estancia, 7pm CMHS Gym

24th (Friday):  Boys Basketball vs. Calvary Chapel, 7pm CMHS Gym

31st (Friday):  Boys Basketball vs. Godinez, 7pm CMHS Gym


9th (Sunday):  OCMA performance (group tbd)

11th (Tuesday):  Boys Basketball vs. Saddleback, 7pm CMHS Gym

12th (Wednesday):  Parent Booster Meeting, 7pm CMHS Band room

13th (Friday):  Boys Basketball vs. Laguna Beach, 7pm CMHS Gym

22nd (Saturday):  Winter Guard Competition -O.C. Invitational @ Marina H.S.


1st (Saturday): Winter Guard Competition @ Aliso Niguel H.S.

12th (Wednesday):  Parent Booster Meeting, 7pm CMHS Band room

14th (Friday):  Winter Guard competition @ Canyon H.S.

14th (Friday):  Jazz Band attend “Wynton Marsailas & Lincoln Center Jazz”  Concert

15th (Saturday):  ADLA Drum Line competition @ Marina H.S., Huntington Beach CA

20th (Thursday):  District Band Festival, 7pm , CMHS Gym (All Bands)

22nd (Saturday):  Fullerton Jazz Festival

22nd (Saturday):  Winter Guard competition @ Valencia H.S.

23rd (Sunday):  Possible Winter Guard competition (tbd)

24th-28th (Mon.-Fri.):  CMHS Arts Week (performances tbd)

26th (Wednesday):  Jazz Cabaret, 6:45pm & 8:15pm (CMHS Cafeteria)

29th (Saturday:  ADLA Drum Line competition @ Rancho Buena Vista H.S., Vista CA

31st (Monday): Parent Booster Meeting, 7pm CMHS Band room (Preparation for hosting)


3rd (Thursday): “BRAVO” Formal Band Concert, 7pm CMHS Lyceum

5th (Saturday):  ADLA Drum Line competition @ Westminster H.S., Westminster CA

6th (Sunday):  We HOST WGASC Winter Guard Competition @ CMHS Gym (Color Guard)

12th (Saturday):  WGASC Championships (site tbd)

12th/13th (Sat/Sun):  ADLA Drum Line Semi Finals @ Riverside King H.S.

16th (Wednesday):  Parent Booster Meeting, 7pm CMHS Band room

25th (Friday):  Rally (Drum Line & Color Guard perform)

26th (Saturday):  Drum Line Championships (tbd)


8th (Thursday):  Mayors Celebration (tbd)

10th (Saturday):  Coronado Jazz Band Festival

14th (Wednesday):  Parent Booster Meeting, 7pm CMHS Band room (Elections for new board)

14th (Wednesday):  Middle School Knotts Berry Farm Performance (all day, return @ 6pm)

17th (Saturday):  Woodbridge Color Guard Choreography Competition

 17th (Saturday):  CLEAN UP DAY - Getting ready for "the move"


3rd  (Tuesday):  Band “Pops Showcase”, 7pm CMHS Lyceum

9th (Monday):  “Middle School Musicians Concert”, 7pm CMHS Lyceum

11th (Wednesday):  Parent Booster Meeting, 7pm CMHS Band room

13th (Friday):  Band Awards Banquet – Costa Mesa Community Center

14th (Wednesday):  Parent Booster Meeting, 7pm CMHS Band room

18th (Wednesday):  8th Grade Promotion, CMHS Gym

19th (Thursday):  Senior Graduation, Jim Scott Stadium







Mrs. Sandy Gilboe Locker

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