Congratulations to the Acalanes High School Jazz Ensemble for their wonderful performance Nov. 17, 2017 at the College of San Mateo Jazz Festival. The college adjudicators scored them with a 97-91-91, for an average of 93, among the upper echelon at the festival. All three adjudicators commented on how wonderful the students performed and how impressed they were. In a message to the Ensemble Mr. Dea said: “I couldn’t be more proud of a group of students than I was today. You represented the Acalanes and Lafayette school community with honor and distinction.”
Congratulations to the following students for being singled out for outstanding performances by the adjudication panel:
- John Leamy (Senior) – Flugelhorn/Trumpet
- Kenny Workman (Senior) – Trumpet
- Maverick Fabela (Junior) – PianoPerformance recordings are available at the following links:
Click on the links below for recordings.
Concerto Grosso I (Opus 6, Nr 1). George Frideric Handel
Brooke Green Suite. Gustav Holst
Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Königsmarsch. Richard Strauss
Be Thou My Vision. David R. Gillingham
Persistence. Richard L. Saucedo
Bullets and Bayonets. John Philip Sousa
Freshman, sophomores and juniors as well as incoming 8th graders in the instrumental music program are encouraged to join us for an exciting musical tour of Europe. The tour will be visiting Munich, Salzburg and Vienna over nine days in June of 2018. Please read the details about this amazing opportunity here!
If a student and/or adult chaperone want spots held for them, they must turn in the TOUR SIGN UP FORM (completely filled out), and a deposit for $100 per participant made out to WORLD PROJECTS. The deposit holds your spot and shows that you are serious about the trip. Please note that the deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE.