Blue Ribbon Schools - Unstrumental Performs PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 08:44

Instrumental with Tom Torlakson

On Friday, May 22, Calabasas High's Unstrumental performed at the Gold Ribbon Ceremony in San Diego - one of only 4 groups from the state invited to perform at this prestigious event honoring outstanding, innovative schools throughout California.  (Congrats to CHS for being one of the schools honored!)

See picture above of Unstrumental with State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson.

For more information about Blue Ribbon Schools, click HERE.



Finale Concert - Instrumental PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 07:40

On Thursday, 5/21, the instrumental ensembles (Orchestra, Concert Band, Guitar and Advanced Guitar, Wind Ensemble, and a few of the Senior Solos).




It was an evening of some truly remarkable performances.  For many of these students, this was their last opportunity to perform for CHS.

In addition to the beautiful music, there were some light-hearted moments of fun too!  (who knew that trombonists could kick like that??)


Click on the link below to get a sampling of some of the great music.


Finale Concert - Wind Ensemble (Star Wars Theme)



Also, see slideshow for other pictures from this special evening of music:



Sr. Solo Medley PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 06:56

Senior Solo Night, on Wednesday, May 13, was an incredible night of performances by some of the top Senior music students at CHS- vocal or instrumental.

Now in their final year of high school, most of these students will be moving on to college and other post-high school opportunities, but still were able to deliver amazing performances as a legacy to the rest of the remaining CHS music students.

See the following medley of some of the top performances.  The talent in this graduating class is off the charts.  We will surely miss each and every one of them!

Click on the following link to see a sampling of the performances:

Senior Solo Night Medley


Reno Jazz Festival - 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 25 April 2015 19:39

Reno Jazz- Group Pic

This year, Jazz A, Jazz B and Jazz Black traveled to the Reno Jazz Festival from Thursday, April 23 through Sunday, April 26.

Over 300 bands from all over the western United States performed and/or competed in this year's festival.  It was a wonderful opportunity for our students to get exposure to a large number of different groups at all levels.

A HUGE Congrats to Jazz A, for receiving a 3rd place trophy in their category!!

Also, CONGRATULATIONS to the following soloists who also received medals:

Outstanding Musicianship/Soloist Awards

Black Band: Gray Underhill, Matthew Jaysen, Jerry Scott, Jonah Goldstein
B Band: Connor Halling, Brandon Soriano, Josh Franklin. Nick Petok
A Band: Zoe Morfas, Zac Rosenblum, Sami Shapiro, James Bartlett, Rob Maile, Ben Gaspin

Despite some rain and wind, it was a weekend filled with competition, clinics, Jazz and FUN!  See picture gallery below.....





Jazz Finale - 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 23 April 2015 21:37

On Wednesday, April 22, the various Jazz ensembles performed in the 2015 JAZZ FINALE!

In addition to incredible musical performances, all of the SENIORS from each ensemble was recognized for their contributions over the years.  Many of these seniors have participated all 4 years in our Music Program -  often in two, three, four, or even more different ensembles.  They are a truly remarkable group of kids.  We wish them the very best of luck in the future.

You can click on link below to get a sampling one of the performances:

Jazz A





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