March 19th, Week of
Spring Concert With Craig Hall & Dr. Greg Young
Along with the many wonderful ensembles, I am excited to announce our Park High Band Spring Concert will host Livingston Jazz Fest guest artist, Craig Hall on guitar and MSU Professor of Clarinet, Dr. Greg Young! Craig will be featured with the Jazz Ensemble while Dr. Young will perform the clarinet concerto Concertino accompanied by the PHS Wind Ensemble!
This is a concert you will not want to miss! Both of these artists display the highest level of virtuosity. Please join us, at 7pm Wednesday the 21st in the PHS Rec Plex.
District Music Festival Solos and Small and Large Ensembles
April 13th and 14th
More than 60% of the band has signed up to participate in District Music Festival solo and small ensembles! April 14th! (see list below) Students participating in Solo's and Small Ensembles will be bused to Bozeman High School Saturday the 14th to perform for adjudication and awards. Students displaying the highest level of execution may be chosen to compete at the State Music Festival in May. Family and Friends are STRONGLY encouraged to attend their performances. Performance times will be released the week prior to the festival date.
Both large ensembles (Wind Ensemble and Concert Band) will perform at Bozeman High on Friday, April 13th. Althought the performance times have not been released, in year's past we have been the first groups to perform Friday around 8-9am. Again, friends and family are encouraged to attend and support our hard work.
Please note* Per Montana High School Association (the governing body of all Montana athletics and activities) regulation, all students participating in a high school ensembles (including students enrolled in Jazz Band but not wind bands) are required to perform the music sight reading portion of the adjudication. Students in this situation should should plan to travel with the Wind Bands the morning of the 13th.
Flute Solo, Sonatine - Jaromir Weinberger // Alexis Tinsley
Flute Solo, Air and Dance -Corelli // Adam Lewis Flute and Clarinet Duet, Duo No. 6, Op. 19 - Carl Stamitz // Bray Holmes. Alexis Tinsley Flute and Clarinet Duet ,Duo No. 1 - Ludwig van Beethoven // Olaia Connelly , Raini Ryan Clarient Solo, The Lonley Birch Tree - Clarence Hurell // Bray Holmes Bass Clarinet Solo, Sonata No. 6 - Antonio Vivaldi // Quinn Sandlin Bassoon Duet, Knight Rupert - Bob Schumann // Sonia Bornemann, Zoe Glenn Saxophone Duet, Tenor Two Selectons from Blues for Two - Clause Henry Koch // Sula Duncan, TJ Weimer Saxophone Quartet, Irish Suite -Elliot Del Borgio // Shane Gibson, Hannah Harshbarger, Zach Ibes, Alyssa Lembcke, Eli Stevens Saxophone Solo, Alto Partita in E Minor - Johann Sebastian Bach // Eli Stevens Trumpet Solo, Intermezzo - Rafael Mendez // Cole Nashan Trumpet Solo, Dark Eyes (Black Eyes) - Rafael Mendez // Gabriel Nohl Trumpet Quartet ,Conversations - Don Schaeffer // Ben Morgan, Buddy Murphy, Nick Townes, Jaia Wagman Trombone Solo, Gavotte in G Minor - Johann Sebastian Bach // Conor Pierson Trombone Solo, Midnight Serenade - Edgar Zobel // Eva Molina Percussion Ensemble, Ave Maria - JS Bach, Arr. David Steinquest // Ethan Bristol, Lilly Eaton, Kaleb Irish, Kenyon Jones, Zach Roberts, Quinn Robnett Percussion Trio, Crab Cannon - Lewis Songer / Declan Goff, Finn Sexton, Orrin Tyner
Best of Luck to All Festival Participants!
Jazz Rehearsal Schedule
Week of March 19th
Monday - Jazz Ensemble
Tuesday - Rep Jazz
Wednesday - Rep Jazz & Jazz Ensemble (Concert Day)
Thursday - No Rehearsal
Friday - No Rehearsal - Spring Break
Week of March 26th - Spring Break, No School
Monday - No School
Tuesday - No School
Wednesday - No School
Thursday - No School
Friday - No Rehearsal
Week of April 1st
Monday - No School, Spring Break
Tuesday - Jazz Ensemble
Wednesday - Jazz Ensemble
Thursday - Rep Jazz
Friday - Rep Jazz
21 // Spring Band Concert, 7pm (All Band)
April 13 // District Music Festival, Bozeman High (Concert Band & Wind Ensemble) 14 // District Music Festival, Bozeman High (Solo and Small Ensembles)
19 - 22 // University of Northern Colorado Jazz Festival
May 23 // Senior Night and Awards Concert, 7pm (All Bands) 30 // Farmers Market (Jazz Ensemble, Rep Jazz, After Hour Combos) June 3 // PHS Graduation, 2-4pm (Both Bands)