Fall Jazz Band Concert

NOVEMBER 22, 7PM | MHS THEATRE

Student report time - 6:30pm, Theatre doors open at 6:30pm

FREE ADMISSION

CONCERT PROGRAM (PDF)

  • Required performance for Jazz 1 and Jazz 2 members

    • Jazz 1 - warm up while Jazz 2 is performing​

    • Jazz 2 - warm up in the band room, observe Jazz 1 immediately following your performance!

  • Approved concert performance attire required

  • Students - please help with tear down following the concert!

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Winter Holiday Concert

DECEMBER 13, 7PM | MHS THEATRE

Student report time - 6:30pm, Theatre doors open at 6:30pm

FREE ADMISSION

PRE EVENT DINNER SOCIAL 5:30pm, set up begins at 5pm

more information coming soon!

Pre Concert Dinner Social - 5:30pm, MHS Mall

Everyone is invited - help build our band community!

 

  • Required performance for ALL band members

  • Approved concert performance attire required

    • Students may, and are encouraged to wear seasonal and holiday accents such as Santa hats, reindeer antlers, red or green ties, etc.​

  • Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will be combined for this event​

  • Please check the web calendar for dress rehearsal dates!

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Clark College Jazz Festival

JANUARY 26 - 29 | CLARK COLLEGE - VANCOUVER, WA

Trip Itinerary | Event Schedule | Festival Website

  • Required Jazz 1 and selected Jazz 2 members

  • Approved concert performance attire required

  • ​Travel & Housing Fee for students: $125

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SFMEA Regional Solo & Ensemble Festival

FEBRUARY 4 | SHADLE PARK HS - SPOKANE, WA

Event Schedule | SFMEA Website

  • This event serves as a qualifier for the WIAA/WMEA State Solo & Ensemble Festival held at CWU in Ellensburg, in the month of April.

  • Transportation to this event is "on your own"

  • Percussion and larger equipment are likely to be loaded on the Blue Goose during class on Friday, Feb 3.

  • Required for Wind Ensemble members

    • Minimum involvement is in an ensemble​

    • Solos are not required

  • Required for 3rd Period Percussion (Blaze)​

  • Optional for Symphonic Band​

  • Optional for 4th Period Percussion

  • Approved concert performance attire required

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WSU WindBand Festival

FEBRUARY 23 OR 24 | WSU Music Dept. - PULLMAN, WA

Trip Itinerary | Event Schedule | WSU WindBand Website 

  • Wind Ensemble only  

    • (2nd period Wind Ensemble and 3rd period percussion)

  • Required performance

  • Non-overnight trip, approx. 8am to 4pm

    • (final sched. pending WSU scheduling)

  • Approved concert performance attire required

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U of Montana Buddy DeFranco Jazz Festival

MARCH 16 - 17 | UM Music Dept. - MISSOULA, MT

Trip Itinerary | Event Schedule | Festival Website

  • Required festival for Jazz 1 and Jazz 2 members ​

  • Overnight trip - approx. 3/16 at noon to 3/17 at 11pm

  • Approved concert performance attire required

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Jazz Band Concert

MARCH 23, 7PM | MHS THEATRE

Student report time - 6:30pm, Theatre doors open at 6:30pm

 

  • Required performance for Jazz 1 and Jazz 2 members

  • Approved concert performance attire required

Festival Band Concert

MARCH 28, 7PM | MHS THEATRE

Student report time - 6:30pm, Theatre doors open at 6:30pm

FREE ADMISSION

 

  • Required performance for ALL band members

    • 2nd period Wind Ensemble, 3rd period Percussion, 4th Period percussion, 5th Period Symphonic Band​

  • Approved concert performance attire required

SFMEA Band Festival

MARCH 29 or 30 | FERRIS HS - SPOKANE, WA

Student report time - 6:30pm, Theatre doors open at 6:30pm

 

Itinerary | Event Schedule | SFMEA Website

  • Primarily a school-day activity (could arrive home after end of day school bus runs)

  • Students will need money for lunch (or bring sack lunch)

  • Audience allowed - Please come watch! FREE ADMISSION

  • Required performance for ALL band members

    • 2nd period Wind Ensemble, 3rd period Percussion, 4th Period percussion, 5th Period Symphonic Band​

  • Approved concert performance attire required

U of I Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

APRIL 22 | University of Idaho - MOSCOW, ID

Trip Itinerary | Event Schedule | Lionel Hampton Website 

  • Jazz 1 only  

  • Required performance for Jazz 1 and combo

  • Non-overnight trip, approx. 8am to 4pm

    • (final sched. pending U of Idaho scheduling)

  • Approved concert performance attire required

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Seattle Experience -
WorldStrides Heritage Festival

April 13 - 16 | SEATTLE, WA 

Itinerary Overview | Event Schedule | Interest Registration | Chaperone Application

  • Performances* by Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz 1, Jazz 2 at the Seattle Heritage Music Festival (adjudicated performances).

  • Potential activities include Museum of Pop Culture, Museum of Flight, Mariners Baseball Game, Benaroya Hall Tour, Pike Place Market

  • Charter bus transportation to, from, and around Seattle

  • 3 nights hotel accommodations

  • Approximate trip expense cost is $400 to $450

  • Meal money will be needed and is in addition to the trip expense

*performances pending registration numbers and instrumentation for each group.

Lilac Festival Armed Forces Parade

MAY 20 | SPOKANE, WA

Student report time TBA (evening) 

Parade start time is 7:45PM

Itinerary | Event Schedule | Lilac Festival Association Website

  • Evening activity - back to MHS approx 10pm to 11pm

  • Spectators allowed - Please come watch! FREE ADMISSION

  • Required performance for ALL band members

  • 2nd period Wind Ensemble, 3rd period Percussion, 4th Period percussion, 5th Period Symphonic Band​

  • Marching uniform provided (Students will need black socks)

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