Albany instrumental and vocal students have seen months of classes and rehearsals rewarded with success in winter music festivals and honor ensemble auditions. At the CMEA Jazz Festival on January 18, AHS Jazz Band received Unanimous Superior ratings (a top rating from all judges), AHS Jazz Lab received Excellent and Superior ratings and AMS Jazz[…]
Our talented young instrumental and vocal musicians have been offering up a wonderful range of concerts for the holiday season! The choirs kicked things off with another successful run of Madrigal Delights last weekend, entertaining kids and adults alike with song, dance, feasting and revelry. Both choir and instrumental students were also on hand at[…]
Rhythm Bound 2013-14 played their first show of the new school year at Solano Stroll on Sunday, September 8. The weather and the music were both great! AMF is proud to support Rhythm Bound–and we encourage you to come see them do their thing! Upcoming concert dates for Rhythm Bound and all Albany bands and[…]
The Albany Music Fund completed another year of support for music in the Albany public schools, providing funding for music programs at all grade levels and celebrating the joy and beauty of music performed by our students. Instrument purchases, stipends, concert fees, transportation, sheet music, reeds, music stands and repairs were just some of what[…]
Come hear some great music by Albany High instrumental groups this week. Tonight, Monday, the jazz groups and Rhythm Bound play in the Little Theatre at 7 p.m. Tuesday, the award-winning AHS Wind Ensemble, String Orchestra and Symphonic Band will play under the stars in Memorial Park at 7 p.m.
The AHS Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and String Orchestra received Unanimous Superior ratings at the CMEA festival held May 7th at El Cerrito High School. This is the first time for the Symphonic Band to score this high mark. It is also the first year that all five AHS Instrumental Music groups have all scored a Unanimous Superior Ranking[…]
Congratulations to the AHS Jazz Ensembles for their great work at this year’s Reno Jazz Festival! The AHS Jazz Lab placed 5th in the Apprentice II division- this is the best JL has done at this festival ever. The AHS Jazz Band took 1st place in B Division (2 years in a row!). The[…]
Congratulations to all vocal music students of Albany Middle School and Albany High School for their exceptional performances at the CMEA Area Festival this past Saturday, April 21! Albany Middle School Concert Choir Excellent (E/E/S) Albany Middle School Chamber Choir Superior (E/S/S) Albany High School Concert Choir Excellent (E/E/E) Albany High School Women’s Chamber Ensemble Superior (S/S/S) Albany High School Chorale Unanimous Superior, highest possible rating[…]