Band Banquet May 6th

For All Band Members
(Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Steel Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band)
2017 Band Banquet Invitation

+ Saturday May 6th, 2017 – 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm @ Desert Vista Cafeteria
        Doors open at 4:45 pm
The banquet menu follows this year’s marching season theme – a picnic! (hamburgers, hot dogs, salad, chips, and watermelon)

+ Semi-formal attire is requested (no jeans please).

+ RSVP by May 1st !!!

Band Member ticket is FREE
Entrance ticket for non-band member is $20

Pre-order your 50/50 raffle tickets: 1 ticket for $5 ~~ 3 tickets for $10

MB Year End Video available on Flash Drive w/Show Logo $20

2017 Band Banquet Invitation

Photos Needed for Banquet Video

We will be finishing the Band Banquet video over Spring Break and need your photos!
Please email DVBandPhotos@gmail.com by this Sat, 4 March your favorite photos you took this year at any band activity.

Seniors ONLY:
We need by this Sat
1) your baby picture (if not sent in yet)
2) a picture of you from this school year

Thank you!

Jazz Band at NAU Results

Congratulations DV Jazz!
At the NAU Jazz Festival, ALL THREE JAZZ BANDS were awarded SUPERIOR ratings in their divisions.

Outstanding soloist awards were given to:

Ethan B – guitar
Michael K – piano
Nolan K – trumpet
Johnathan L – guitar
Nick S – guitar

All jazz members not only played exceptionally, but represented the DV music program with exceptional presence!

THANK YOU DV JAZZ MEMBERS!

Information for 2017 All State Jazz Band

Information for the 2017 All State Jazz Band is available on the Jazz Members Only page.

Congratulations to Peter Kim and Michael Kang for their All-State Jazz Band placements.

Peter Kim was selected as 1st Overall, Drum Set in the State of Arizona and will be performing with the All-State Jazz Band this February.

Michael Kang finished 3rd Overall in the State on Jazz Piano, this is the 1st Alternate spot.

All-State Jazz Band placements

Congratulations to Peter Kim and Michael Kang for their All-State Jazz Band placements.

Peter Kim was selected as 1st Overall, Drum Set in the State of Arizona and will be performing with the All-State Jazz Band this February.

Michael Kang finished 3rd Overall in the State on Jazz Piano, this is the 1st Alternate spot.

Both of these young men demonstrated outstanding skill, preparation, and performance. The Desert Vista Band Program is proud of you!

Tuba Christmas!

Students are invited to participate in Tuba Christmas!

PHOENIX – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17 – TIME: 3:30 pm
LOCATION: Tempe Marketplace, 2000 E. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ

REGISTRATION: 10:00 am, Gilbert High School, 1101 East Elliot , Gilbert, AZ
REHEARSAL: 11:00 same as registration

PARKING: Park in the faculty lot on the west side of the campus, off 30th St, south of Elliot Rd.

NOTE: Bring your own music stand to the rehearsal as stands will not be available during rehearsal. Please bring a cloth for water valve discharge. Participant registration fee is $10.00

CONDUCTOR: Deanna Swoboda
COORDINATOR: Dave Ihlenfeld 602-290-0959

Regional Etude Masterclass Opportunity for Flutes

2017 Regional Etude Master Class flyer
sponsored by the Mesa Community College Music Department and the Arizona Flute Society
Saturday 14 January 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Audition time is quickly approaching – you and your flute players don’t want to miss this opportunity so please share with all your flute students!!

This is a FREE event for AFS Members. If you aren’t a member then it is only $10 for the event. You can even join the AFS on site – student membership is only $20.
We will have 4 clinicians this year so we can accommodate the bigger attendance like we had last year.
This year we are including Sight Reading, Piccolo etudes, and mock auditions so everyone has plenty of opportunities