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Upcoming Christopher Bands Performance Dates:

12/6                Santa Clara County Honor Band Auditions @Fremont HS (Sunnyvale), 4:00PM

12/7                Gilroy Holiday Parade, Times TBD

12/10        Winter Concert @CHS, 5:00 Call, 7:00 Concert

1/19                Santa Clara County Honor Band Concert @Saratoga HS, 3:00PM

2/8                  Chinese New Years Parade @San Francisco Chinatown

2/20-2/23  CASMEC (State Conference) @Fresno

3/13          CMEA Large Group Festival Contest @Graham MS (Mt. View)

3/18          Christopher Mass Band Concert @CHS, 3:00 Call, 7:00 Concert

3/24          Festival Concert @CHS, 5:00 Call, 7:00 Concert

4/1-4/6      Seattle, Washington Wind Ensemble Tour

4/17                Music For All Concert Festival @Clovis North HS

4/26          Black & Teal Gala, Times & Details TBD

5/19          Spring Concert @CHS, 5:00 Call, 7:00 Concert

TBD           Scholarship, Solo & Small Ensemble Night, TBD

TBD           CMEA Solo & Ensemble Festival & MTA, TBD

The CMEA Large Group Festival Concert (3/13) is the most educationally and artistically important component of the Wind Ensemble's year.  It is of the highest importance to our program, students, and curriculum. Attendance by friends, families, and community members at the event is strongly encouraged and appreciated.

GUSD Middle School Band Performance Dates:

Ascencion Solarsano Middle School Bands:

12/17             Winter Concert @ ASMS, 6:30PM

1/29               Spaghetti Feed @ CHS, 5:00PM-7:30PM

3/18               Christopher Mass Band Concert @ CHS, 5:00 Call, 7:00 Concert

3/25               Gilroy HS Mass Band Concert @ GHS, 5:00 Call, 7:00 Concert

5/20               Spring Concert @ ASMS, 6:30PM

TBD                Beginning Band @ Santa Cruz Boardwalk "Music in the Parks Festival"

Brownell Middle School Bands:

12/18             Winter Concert @ BMS, 7:00PM

1/29               Spaghetti Feed @ CHS, 5:00PM-7:30PM

3/13               Symphonic Band  @ CMEA Large Group Festival, @ Graham MS (Mt. View)

3/18               Christopher Mass Band Concert @ CHS, 5:00 Call, 7:00 Concert

3/25               Gilroy HS Mass Band Concert @ GHS, 5:00 Call, 7:00 Concert

5/14               Spring Concert @ BMS, 7:00PM

5/15               BMS Spirit Assembly @ BMS, 8:30AM

5/22-5/24      Symphonic Band Disneyland Tour

South Valley Middle School Bands:

12/16             Winter Concert @ SVMS, 7:00PM

1/29               Spaghetti Feed @ CHS, 5:00PM-7:30PM

3/18               Christopher HS Mass Band Concert @ CHS, 5:00 Call, 7:00 Concert

3/25               Gilroy HS Mass Band Concert @ GHS, 5:00 Call, 7:00 Concert

5/12               Spring Concert @ SVMS, 7:00PM

Winter Guard Audition & Performance Dates:

                            "the Christopher Performance Ensemble"

2019-2020 Clinic & Auditions Schedule: 

November 18th-22nd (4:00PM - 8:00PM)

11/18       Introduction, Basics of Movement & Dance

11/19       Movement Review, Equipment Basics

11/20       Equipment & Movement Review, Learn Movement Audition Routine

11/21       Equipment & Movement Review, Learn Equipment Audition Routine

11/22       Full Review, Winter Guard Auditions

11/25       Audition Results Posted on Christopher Bands Website

Performance Ensemble Season Schedule:

1/2-1/5     Winter Rehearsal Camp, 9:00AM-6:00PM​

1/11         CCGC Indoor Evaluations @ James Logan HS (Union City)

2/1           CCGC Contest @ Amador Valley HS (Pleasanton)

2/8           CCGC Contest @ Independence HS (San Jose)

2/15         CCGC Contest @ Jesse Bethel HS (Vallejo)

3/14         CCGC Contest @ Monte Vista HS (Cupertino)

3/20         CCGC Championships @ Independence HS (San Jose)

TBD          Basketball Halftime Performances (1-3)

TBD          Christopher High School Performance

TBD          MS Recruiting Performances (3)

 

 

 

Our sincerest thanks to Don and Karen Christopher, The Christopher Family, and Christopher Ranch for their ongoing support of Christopher Bands.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CHRISTOPHER MARCHING BAND!!!

Christopher Bands is proud to announce that we have been invited to perform in the

2020 San Francisco Chinese New Years Parade, Presented by Southwest Airlines.  On February 8th, the band will travel to Chinatown to represent our community at the festival celebration!