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This Week In Band


March 29, 2017

Copper Ridge
Great job to the students who performed at the Copper Ridge School for their school's pep-assembly! The director of the Student Government at CRS was super appreciative and thought they all were amazing!

ABODA Area Jazz Festival
Fantastic Job to the students performed at the ABODA Area Jazz Festival. {Jazz I = Maggie Orm, Devon Barros, Alec Rubin, Jacob Chinthagada, Evan Seeds, Nathan Wolin, RJ Hernandez, Hailey Heinzen, Justin Onisile, Lucas Haugen, Sydney Anderson, Kees Passon, Aidan Haugen, Christian Fagiolo, Blake Fleetwood, Dylan Slager, Boreas Dimitruck, Davis Shelmire, Einna Silmone, and Alex Shanks.} They received an Excellent rating and now have qualified for the State Jazz Festival. They will be performing at the State Jazz Festival at the Mesa Center for the Arts on Thursday April 27th at 9am. (This is a new date from the original January Spring Calendar...due to Senior Ditch Day i.e. the day before Prom.)

Outstanding Job to the Percussion Ensemble Students; Travis Stauffer, Boreas Dimitruck, Tyler Best, Zach Skarnulis, Johnna McCune, Blake Fleetwood, Noah Moniuszko, Connor Erickson, Davis Shelmire, Dylan Slager, Annabelle Shanks, and Charlie Stokes. They received a SUPERIOR rating at the Arizona Percussive Arts Society Spring Festival at ASU Saturday! Great Job Percussionists!

Coming Up in April 2017!
  • 6-8 All-State Honor Band Festival at ASU {Madison Kearney, Ari Cohen, and Mrs. Mireau}
  • 10 Marching Band Rehearsal and Band Council Nominations 2:30-4pm
  • 17 SUSD Jazz Exhibition Concert at Scottsdale Center for the Arts 6pm
  • 24 Chaparral Pop Concert - Jazz Band and Choirs
  • 25 Concert Band students trip to Cherokee Elementary School 6th/7th hour excused.

Band Booster Meeting Wednesday April 5th at 6pm in band room
We will be voting on 2017-2018 officers! Here is the slate so far:
  • President: Sari Shanks and Shellie Howard
  • Treasurer: Alice Cunningham
  • Secretary: Carolyn Chinthigada
  • VP Volunteers: open
  • VP Fundraising: Kathy and Chris Dimitruck
  • Webmaster: Cassandra Fleetwood
If you are interested in serving, please contact Carla -

Fueler Open for Track Meets:
We need some help at the track meets!
March 28
April 4
April 6
April 18

Please contact Fabiana at - for all the details. Typically track meets start about 3:30 and are done by about 6:30. Two of the April meets are middle school meets which are very busy!

All freshman, sophomore and junior band members are required to play at graduation on May 25th. Please be sure to mark your time could be around 5pm and they will be back at Chaparral probably around 10pm. Stay tuned for more details.

End of the Year Picnic
All band members and all incoming 8th graders are invited to the end-of-the-year picnic held at Cactus park. Section leaders will be announced at the picnic. I believe the date is May 19th and it usually starts around 4pm. The boosters provides the main dish and all members bring an item to share. More details will be coming soon.

End of the Year Band Concert
Last band concert of the year will be May 9th at 7pm in the auditorium. Please plan on coming for a wonderful night of music!

Pops Concert
Jazz band will be playing at the Pops Concerts on April 24 and 25 at 7pm in the auditorium. It's a wonderful concert you don't want to miss!

Spring Musical
"Catch Me if you Can" is April 20-22. The spring musical is always amazing. You don't want to miss this! Some band members play in the pit orchestra.

Save the Date!! Band Camp
Band camp is July 29 - August 2. Mark your calendar!

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Photos on Smug mug
This year photo's are on Smug Mug for all to enjoy and download "FREE". A huge thank you to Rui Barros for taking these awesome photos! Please take advantage of this and be sure and check out the photos!
The link is 2016 Chaparral Marching Band unlisted

Jennifer Mireau
A.M.E.A West Region Band Chair
Director of Bands Chaparral High School
A+ School of Excellence
Scottsdale, Arizona

Carla Monson for the
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