New Calendar Items

The master band calendar is being updated.  Suggestion: import this calendar into your Google Calendar, Outlook, or whatever, and you’ll always be up to date: ical: Or just click here to see the current calendar in Google calendar:

Chantilly Jazz Festival info

Fri. and Sat., March 24th and 25th, 2017 Friday (combo only) 4:00pm – rehearsal after school 5:00pm – depart for Chantilly 8:20pm – performance 9:30 – combo awards 12 midnight – dismissal from AHS Saturday (full Band) 10:00am – rehearsal at AHS 11:00am – depart for Chantilly 1:50pm – watch JMU Faculty combo 3:10pm – … Continue reading »

JMU Jazz Festival – Saturday, March 18th

Schedule for the JMU Jazz Festival – Saturday, March 18th, 2017 10:00am – rehearsal at AHS 12:noon – depart for JMU 2:00pm – warm-up in Forbes recital hall 3:00pm – performance in Forbes performance hall 4:00pm – Watch JMU performance 5:00pm – Clinic with JMU Faculty 6:00pm – leave JMU 7:30pm – dismissal from AHS

Wind Ensemble Audition Etude: audition recording due April 8th

Below is the link to the Wind Ensemble audition etude.  Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the etude for your instrument. You must submit a recording of your audition to Mr Thomas by April 8th, 2017.

District Assessment 2017 – Info Sheet

Date: March 4, 2017 Who: Wind Ensemble Mandatory: Extremely! Site: Charlottesville High School 10:00am – rehearse at AHS 12:00pm – Bagels, load up and leave AHS 12:50pm – watch Eastern View HS 1:25pm – Watch Culpeper HS 2:30pm – Warmup 3:10 – performance on stage 3:45pm – Sight read 4:15pm – leave CHS 4:45pm – … Continue reading »

2017 Essentially Ellington Info

2017 Essentially Ellington Regional High School Jazz Band Festival Info What: Jazz Ensemble Competition Sponsored by Jazz at Lincoln Center When: Saturday, February 11th     Where: Yorktown High School, Arlington VA Public Event?: Yes!! Please come and hear our performance! Arrive At AHS: 9am Departure: 11am Performance time: 3:55PM Full schedule Then What Happens? We participate … Continue reading »

Essentially Ellington Jazz Band Festival Schedule

Yorktown High School Essentially Ellington Regional High School Jazz Band Festival Schedule February 11, 2017 More info Performance School Check-In Time Warm-up Warm-up Rm Clinic Room 2:15 pm Fairfax HS 1:35 pm 1:50 pm Band Hall, 177 2:40 – 3:15 pm, rm 174 2:40 pm Briar Woods HS 2:00 pm 2:15 pm Band Hall, 177 … Continue reading »

AHS Jazz Ensemble to Lynchburg College Jazz Event – January 28th, 2017

Jazz Ensemble Event, at Lynchburg College, on January 28th, 2017 Sydnor Performance Hall, Main Stage 10:am – rehearsal begins at AHS 11:am – change and load bus 11:30am – depart for Lynchburg College 1:pm – Arrive at Lynchburg College 1:30pm – warm-up 2:00pm – perform 2:30pm – clinic 3:pm – watch Lynchburg College concert 4:30pm – depart Lynchburg … Continue reading »

AHS Band Calendar Update: Spring 2017

Regular after school rehearsals: Tuesday – Wind Ensemble Thursday – Jazz Ensemble 4-5:30pm Attendance is mandatory for these groups. January 6 Honors Band at Monticello – All day, concert at 7pm (select students) 28 Lynchburg Jazz Festival – Lynchburg College February 3, 4 All District Event at Albemarle HS (select students) 11 Essentially Ellington Festival … Continue reading »