Promoting Music in the San Jacinto Community

San Jacinto Valley Academy

Band Program

 
 

About

The San Jacinto Valley Academy Band Program facilitates the development of lifelong learners in a culture that is built upon SJVA's expected school-wide learning results. The San Jacinto Valley Academy Band Program offers classes in 5th Grade Band, 6th Grade Band, 7th & 8th Grade Concert Band, 9th - 12th Grade Symphonic Band, and Percussion Ensemble.


After School Band Schedule

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Info

Tuesday - April 9th – Jazz Ensemble – CTA Retired Teacher ceremony –Field Trip during School 11:00am-2:30pm

Friday -Sunday April 12-14 – Symphonic Band – Disneyland Tour – Field Trip- Uniforms cleaned and ironed,-Transporting 
The symphonic band will be participating in their first tour April 12-14.

Thursday - April 18 – Jazz Ensemble – Multicultural night – times TBA-
The jazz ensemble will be performing Brazilian music at SJVA's multicultural night on April 18th.

May 8th – Jazz Ensemble – End of Year Concert - Diamond Valley Arts Center-Call time: 5:00pm Equipment will need to be returned to SJVA after the concert.
The Jazz ensemble will be performing at the Diamond Valley Arts Center on May 8th at 6pm. Admission is free and open to all SJVA students, parents, and staff. Please come and support our bands!

May 30th – Symphonic Band, Concert Band, and Beginning Band – MSJC - Check with MSJC and make sure the percussion cage is unlocked and/or available.
SJVA 6th grade beginning Band, Concert Band & Symphonic Band will be performing at the MSJC theaters on Thursday, May
30th, 2019 at 6:00pm. Admission is free and open to all SJVA students, parents, and staff. Please come and support our bands!

June 3rd-6th – High School Band/Concert Band – Rehearsals for graduation for TBA

June 4th – High School/Middle School – 8th Grade promotion – Call time 5:00pm

June 6th – High School/Middle School – High School Graduation


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Symphonic Band

9th – 12th Grade Symphonic Band, designed for students in 9th – 12th grade who are interested in learning an instrument, or continuing their music education. This ensemble meets every day with the band director to work on ensemble music. Students enrolled in this class learn and develop music fundamentals, ear training, musicianship, music theory, and sight-reading skills to help them build a strong foundation in music education. Students learn appropriately challenging repertoire, and have a stronger focal point on ensemble playing. Students in this ensemble attend band festivals, and are encouraged to join co-curricular after-school jazz band. Symphonic Band encompasses concert performances, pep band, parade band, and symphonic orchestra. Symphonic Orchestra is offered as an enriching educational experience for students enrolled in Symphonic Band. Twice a week, students work on orchestral music in collaboration with the after-school string orchestra. Students perform symphonic orchestral music during winter and spring concerts.

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Percussion Ensemble

Percussion Ensemble, designed for students in 9th – 12th grade who are interested in learning or developing more knowledge of percussion and percussion performance techniques. Students will meet with a percussion specialist during the school day as well as at after school rehearsals to learn how to master playing their parts/instruments and learning how to march.  The percussion ensemble participates in winter drumline competitions in the spring semester, and learns appropriately challenging repertoire.  
 

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Concert Band

7th and 8th Grade Concert Band, designed for students in 7th and 8th grade who are interested in learning an instrument, or continuing their music education. This ensemble meets every day with the band director to work on ensemble music. Students enrolled in this class learn and develop music fundamentals, ear training, musicianship, music theory, and sight-reading skills to help them build a strong foundation in music education. Students learn appropriately challenging repertoire, and have a stronger focal point on ensemble playing. Students in this ensemble attend band festivals, and are encouraged to join co-curricular after-school jazz band.


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6th Grade Band

6th Grade Band, designed for students in 6th grade who are interested in learning an instrument, or continuing their music education. This ensemble meets every day with the band director to work on ensemble music. Students enrolled in this class learn and develop music fundamentals, ear training, musicianship, music theory, and sight-reading skills to help them build a strong foundation in music education. Students learn beginning band music and ensemble concepts.

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5th Grade Band

5th Grade Band, designed for students in 5th grade as educational enrichment. Students in 5th grade band meet with the band director twice a week to learn music fundamentals as they are applied to a band instrument, and to experience performing in an ensemble. The band is comprised of both wind and percussion instruments. This is an entry level ensemble for students who have little or no playing experience. More advanced students joining this ensemble are challenged by being assigned solos or extra projects that will further develop their musicality.

Jazz Band

Jazz Band, designed for middle and high school students as educational enrichment. Students in middle school and high school Jazz Bands meets with the band director one a week and work on reading jazz charts and arrangements, improvisation, and experience performing in a small chamber ensemble. This ensemble is designed for students who are looking for a way to express themselves creatively through a collaborative music group. 


San Jacinto Valley Academy

SCSBOA Festival at
Beaumont H.S.

H.S. Symphonic Band & 7th-8th Grade Concert Band

 Spring - 03/17/2018


San Jacinto Valley Academy

Band & Orchestra Concert

Winter - 12/08/2017


Resources


Recordings

9th - 12th Grade Symphonic Band

 

7th & 8th Grade Concert Band

 
 

5th Grade Band