Take Note Newsletter
When: Sunday, May 4, 2014, 8:00 AM-12:30 PM
Where: Saratoga High School
SPAIN Tour 2014 - Symphonic Band/Orchestra & World Language Dept - Spanish Joint Tour!
June 21 to July 4, 2014 Itinerary (as of Feb 19)
Summer Schedule for the Trip - rehearsals/kick off concert/meeting - Click here
Click here for a list of private teachers for symphony and band instruments. Updated April 23rd, 2014
Also, here for a list of Piano Accompanist List. Updated February 10th, 2014
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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Saratoga Strings chosen to perform
at Annual Midwest Clinic 2014!
Cogratulations to the Saratoga Strings on its invitation to perform this December at the 68th Annual Midwest Clinic, an internationally recognized band and orchestra's conference in Chicago attended by over 17,000 music educators from around the world. The invitation will put a spotlight on Saratoga's music program and its achievements at SHS. This honor is not just the result of this year's students, but is hte hard work and accomplishments of hte alumni, music staff at SUSD, and the support of SMB that have helped build the SHS music program.
A full list of performers can be found at hte official website: https://www.midwestclinic.org/2014-performing-organizations.html
SHS Instrumental Music Welcomed a Delegation Team from Taipei!
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!
SHS Pit Orchestra performs the Musical "Les Miserables" with Drama Dept.
Friday April 25th, Saturday April 26th, Sunday April 27th, Friday May 2nd and Saturday May 3rd
SMB Pancake Breakfast
Sunday May 4th
SHS Jazz Bands/Percussion Year-end Concert
Monday May 12th 7:30pm at McAfee Center
SHS All Orchestra's year-end Concert
Friday May 16th 7:30pm at McAfee Center
SHS All Bands Year-end Concert
Saturday May 17th 7:30pm at McAfee Center
SHS Choral Year-end Concert
Thursday May 22nd 7:30pm at McAfee Center
SHS Band and Choir Memorial Day Performance
Monday, May 26th at Madronia Cemetery
SHS AP Music Theory Class Recital
Thursday, May 29th at McAfee Center
Attention 2014-15 Prostpective SHS Instrumental Music Students,
Attention 2013-14 SHS Instrumental Music Students,
- 2014-15 String Auditions All current string studetns are required. Read informaiton carefully. String Audition Information
- Excused Absence Request Marching Band & Color Guard 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.
String Orchestra students shoudl check the SHS Google calendar for events 2013-14 school year and fill out the Excused Absense Request Forms to submit any schedule conflicts.