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Band

Band at CMP Shingle Springs

Mila Olson, Music Director

milaolson@gmail.com

 

 

Hello CMP Band!  

 

Here is a detailed list of band activites/practices through the rest of the year:

 

April 11th, World Faire Performance at Upper Campus.  Arrive for set up at 3:45pm, perform at 4pm.

 

May 18th, Forum Music Festival/Six Flags.  Performance at Diablo Valley College in the morning and Six Flags in the afternoon.  Detailed schedule to come. Please submit payment to the office if you have not already done so.

 

May 30th, Spring Concert. 6pm Performance, arrive for set up by 5:45pm.  White/Black concert attire.

 

June 4th CMP Talent Show Performance.  In the morning, during school.

 

Morning Rehearsal Schedule:

 

Full Band rehearsal on Thursday, April 11th (including beginning and percussion), to prepare for our performance that afternoon.  There will be no percussion class on Friday, April 12th.

 

After Spring Break, all band students will attend on Tuesdays and Thursdays only, to get ready for our end of the year performances.  There will be no Monday or Friday classes for the remainder of the year after Spring Break.

 

Our final morning rehearsal will be on Thursday, May 30th, but we will perform in the morning during school on Tuesday, June 4th.

 

If you have any conflicts or questions, please email me at milaolson@gmail.com.  

 

Thanks!

Mila Olson

 

 

 

 

General Band Information: 

Who:  Available to any 4th-8th grade student attending CMP Shingle Springs

 

When:  Mornings from 7:30-8:20am starting the week of September 10th.  Advanced band (anyone who participated in band last year, except percussion) will meet twice a week. Beginning instruments and percussion will meet once a week on a specific day. See the weekly schedule below for when your student will come to band:

 

Monday- Beginning Flute

Tuesday and Thursday- Advanced Band (except percussion)

Wednesday- Beginning Brass and Reeds (trumpet, trombone, clarinet, and sax)

Friday- Percussion (Beginning and Advanced)

 

What you will need:  

  • A band instrument of your choice:  Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Trombone, Baritone, Tuba, or Percussion (Xylophone and Snare Drum).  There are no instruments available through the school, but there are options for renting an instrument, or you may purchase one. See this flyer from The Music Yard about instrument rentals.
  • Essential Elements for Band, book 1 for your instrument
  • A folding music stand
  • A pencil

 

Session Information:

1st Session:  $150* Starts the week of September 10th, concert on January 24th at 6pm

2nd Session: $150 Starts on January 28th, concert on May 30th at 6pm

 

*Sessions can be paid for separately, or you can pay for both sessions at a discounted rate of $280. Checks can be made to “Mila Olson”

 

Meet the Instruments Night, September 4th at 6pm

Come meet Mrs. Olson and learn more about band at CMP!  See and hear what instruments are available for you to play in band, try playing the different band instruments, rent your instrument from the Music Yard and even purchase your method book!

 

Ready to Sign Up?

  • Click the following link to sign up for band at CMP: Fall 2018 CMP Band Sign Up
  • Turn in cash or checks made out to Mila Olson” to either office.

 

Questions? Email milaolson@gmail.com