Take Note Newsletter April 2013
Music Summer Camp & School Information
Great musical experience at many wonderful places! Information
When: Sunday, May 5, 2013
8:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: Saratoga High
"Why Your Teen Should Join Marching Band" Article: Read on...
SPAIN Tour 2014 - Symphonic Band/Orchestra & World Language Dept - Spanish Joint Tour!
June 21 to July 4, 2014 Itinerary (as of Jan 11)
Chaperone form & Application form
NEW! Shadow Tour form (Land Only Package: $1,300 reduction)
Please turn in forms and payment by February 7th!
When: Saturday, March 9, 2013
Where: San Jose State Music Department
Deadline for Sign Ups: Friday, October 5, 2012
Click here for a list of private teachers for symphony and band instruments. Updated Dec 17, 2011
Students, can raise money for their own Travel Accounts by selling gift cards for Starbuck's, Yolatea, or Hong's Gourmet!
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MESH Benefit Concert
Monday May 13th 7:30 - 9:30 pm @McAfee Center
Please come, enjoy and celebrate a great Music Program "MESH" by Saratoga High School Music Students. Your support will also enrich music programs for young children who have just started learing music! Congratulations on your hard efforts, SHS music leaderships! Promo Video
Congratulations to the SHS Marching Band and Color Guard on their 2012 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Performance! Thank you to all parents, volunteers, and chaperones for supporting your students in countless ways.
Saratoga Marching Band & Color Guard @ Duffy Square in Times Square NYC!!!
NBC Bay Area News Covers SHSMB & CG Macy's Trip!! - Nov 15 evening rehearsal
Macy's Parade Offcial Photo Order! SHS Marching Band has made a contract with Macy's Parade Official Photographer, Kevin J. McCormick Group Photos, Inc. They are going to take photos while the band is parading in addition to group photos of Duffy Square in Times Square & Post Office group photo of the band in uniforms after the parade. Please go to the link or open the order form for details.
Click here to order online: http://www.groupphotos.com/special
Download the attached PDF order form if you would like to pay by check. Order Form
Orders must be received by Thanksgiving to receive free shipping and a free video DVD of your group in the parade. Don't miss it!
MESH Benefit Concert Monday May 13 from 7:30 - 9:30 pm @McAfee Center
Please join us to celebrate and enjoy young musicians' hard efforts supported by SHS Music Leaderships! Flyer
SHS Year End Concert Series End of Year Concert Schedule
Symphonic Bands, Freshmen Strings and Philharmonic Strings Thursday May 16th 7:30pm @McAfee Center
Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Saratoga Symphony Orchestra Friday May 17th 7:30pm @McAfee Center
Jazz Band I, II & Percussion Ensembles Tuesday May 21 7:30pm @McAfee Center
Choir Thursday May 23 7:00pm @McAfee Center
Memorial Day Performance Monday May 27 @Madronia Cemetary Schedule
2012-2013 & 2013-2014 Calendar
Updates during the school year will be posted to the SHS Google calendar (left menu).
ATTENTION 2013-2014 SHS Band, Guard and Orchestra Students
Students should check the SHS Google calendar for August-November 2013 events and fill out the Excused Absense Request Forms to submit any schedule conflicts.