Fourth Graders support Albany Music Fund with their talents

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[…]

Concerts Galore this December

Student musicians all over Albany are tuning up to perform this month. A veritable feast of choral, concert band, jazz and orchestral concerts fill the calendar. All concerts start at 7 p.m. except afternoon performances. Enjoy! Dec 3 – Cornell Elementary School fourth-grade choir Dec 4- Marin Elementary School fourth grade choir Dec 5 – Marin[…]

AHS Bands and Orchestra Pull Hat Trick @ CMEA

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[…]

Albany Choirs Receive Top CMEA Ratings!

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[…]

Music Highlights 2008-2009

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[…]