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[…]

Congratulations to Jazz Classes on CMEA Results

Congratulations to the Albany Middle and High School Jazz Groups on their fantastic CMEA results. Albany Middle School Jazz Band – Unanimous Superiors (check out their performance on YouTube – search for Albany Middle School Jazz Band at CMEA, January 21, 2011) Albany High School Jazz Lab – Overall Superior Rating Albany High School Jazz[…]

Superior Ratings at CMEA Band Festival for AMS and AHS

At the California Music Educators Association Band Festival this past Friday night in Fremont, the AHS Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band and AMS Symphonic received superior ratings. The Wind Ensemble received a unanimous superior rating from judges – this is the second year in a row for this group. This was also the first time[…]