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 during advisory, perform some pieces, and the choirs at both
schools perform two combined pieces) 

CBDA All State Honor Band- Congratulations to Mollie Budiansky, Jamie Bastian and Jeylan Yagmur for making California All State Band. The three students traveled to Fresno over February break to work with guest conductors and play a concert. More than one thousands students entered, and it is a big honor to make the band.

Forty AHS student musicians performed at the California Music Educators Association Jazz Festival in San Francisco on Saturday, February 7, 2009. The AHS Jazz Lab and Jazz Band plus the two jazz combos came away with superior ratings. Both jazz combos, as well as the Jazz Band, received unanimous superior ratings from judges. The students played incredibly well.
Over 30 Bay Area schools participated in the festival.

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