Fourth graders Eli Jordan and Haley McCreery seem to know a thing or two about what it takes to support good music programs in schools. The Ocean View and Cornell students, who each play multiple instruments, took their talents to a popular street corner over the holidays, opened up a violin case and serenaded shoppers[…]
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[…]
Albany High School musicians picked up several awards April 8 and 9 at this year’s Reno Jazz Festival, held on the University of Nevada campus. The AHS Jazz Band took first place in the A high School Band category and was one of only three high school bands invited to perform at the festival’s awards[…]
…includes excerpts from Ms. Stocker’s powerful performance.
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February 25: Cal State East Bay Choral Invitational (high schools around the East Bay are invited to this special, top-level performance event) 9a-1p February 26: Grease Sing-a-Long Fundraiser (movie screening of Grease, sing-a-long style) AHS Little Theater, $1-$5 sliding scale, 6:30p March 11: Combined choral performance at the Middle School (HS will go to MS[…]