Father & Son Conductors

June 14, 2018 : Archived Posts, Featured Posts, News

Josh & David Thye on AZ Daily Mix : AZ TV 7
June 14, 2018





May 24 NY Parent Meeting

May 24, 2018 : Archived Posts, Ensemble Members Only, News

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Slides From 5/17 MB Parent Meeting

May 18, 2018 : Archived Posts, Featured Posts - MB, Marching-Members Only, News

Click here to download the slides from last night’s Marching Band Parent Meeting.





2018 MB Roster

May 14, 2018 : Archived Posts, Featured Posts - MB, Marching-Members Only, News

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Optional Music Maker Jazz Workshop In June

May 12, 2018 : Archived Posts, Featured Posts, Jazz Band, News

COME TO MUSIC MAKER WORKSHOPS JAZZ BAND CAMP!

Grades 7 – 12
JUNE 11 – 14TH, 3:00- 5:00PM (BEGINNER-INTERMEDIATE)
JULY 23 – 26TH, 1:00- 3:00PM ( INTERMEDIATE-ADVANCED)

COST : $ 170.00
INSTRUMENTS : FLUTE, CLARINET, SAX, TRUMPET, TROMBONE, TUBA, DOUBLE BASS, PIANO, DRUMS, GUITAR & MORE !

SIGNUP ONLINE: WWW.MMWAZ.COM
480.706.1224

Jazz up your summer with this unique camp designed especially for teens that teaches techniques to improve rhythm, melody & harmony.
Students will learn the ins and outs of improvisation.
A great way to prepare for school jazz programs, and develop an appreciation for jazz.

June camp is designed for beginning/intermediate students
July will be designed for intermediate/advanced musicians.

The last day family and friends are invited at the end of day to hear what they learned.
Directed by Emilio Vargas & Alex Price

2018 06 Jazz Master Class Flyer





Drums Across the Desert

May 12, 2018 : Archived Posts, News

Arizona Academy of the Performing Arts
Drums Across the Desert 2018
Less than two months away — get your tickets now!

Monday, July 2nd, 2018
Mesa Community College Riggs Stadium
Mesa, Arizona

Be sure to get your tickets now, before the best seats sell out!

You can select your seats and get a $5 discount per ticket when you order online.

The Academy — Tempe, AZ
The Blue Devils — Concord, CA
The Troopers — Casper, WY
Mandarins — Sacramento, CA
The Watchmen — Riverside, CA
Phenom SoundSport — Tempe, AZ
Arsenal SoundSport — Albuquerque, NM





Marching Band New Parent Meeting

May 10, 2018 : Archived Posts, Featured Posts - MB, Marching-Members Only, News

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MB Registration Due April 30

April 23, 2018 : Archived Posts, Featured Posts, Featured Posts - MB, Marching-Members Only, News

Registration paperwork for Marching Band is due April 30. Please follow the link below to go to the registration page.

2018 2019 Registration page





Band Banquet

April 17, 2018 : Archived Posts, Ensemble Members Only, Marching-Members Only, News

Josh Thye, Director of Bands
Cordially invites you and your family to the
Desert Vista High School Band
AWARDS BANQUET
Saturday, May 12, 2018
5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Desert Vista High School Cafeteria

Doors Open at 4:45 – Dinner Served at 5:30 pm
Immediately followed by the Presentation of Class & Special Awards

PLEASE RSVP BY MAY 4th, 2018 

We kindly request semi-formal attire (no jeans please)

2018 Band Banquet RSVP Order Form ~ Pay with PayPal





May 12 MB Auditions : Review Expectations

April 12, 2018 : Archived Posts, Marching-Members Only, News

Are you auditioning for Marching Band?
Be sure to review the Expectations so you are prepared!

2018 MB Audition Expectations Front Ensemble
2018 MB Audition Expectations Brass
2018 MB Audition Expectations Woodwind

Exercises can be found in the Technique Books
This is password protected content.
Contact your section leader or ThunderBandWelcome@gmail.com if you need the password.

Go Big Blue!





Spring Percussion Concert Program

April 9, 2018 : Archived Posts, Ensemble Members Only, News, Percussion, Programs

Come see the Desert Vista and Akimel A-al percussion ensembles in their spring concert performance!

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
7:00 pm
Desert Vista Auditorium

Click here to download the concert program





Board Candidates

April 8, 2018 : Archived Posts, News

Board Elections are 30 April in the Orchestra Room

Click on Name for candidate biography.

Candidates for the 2018-19 year in alphabetical order are:

President

Jaime Vigil

Gary Warskow

Vice President

John Williams

Treasurer

No Candidate

Secretary

No Candidate

 
Nominations from the floor will be accepted at the 30 April meeting.
Must be present to vote.




Thunder Band In The News

+ Thunder marching band captures state crown again AFN 16Dec2017
+ DVMB Wins 6th State AFN 18Nov2016
+ KJZZ Sounds of the City 08Sep2016
+ Desert Vista Takes Gold in the Windy City AFN 21Apr16
+ Band Champs – Thunder Marching Band once again crowned state champions AFN 02Dec15
+ Desert Vista Marching Band ends season on high note AFN 10Nov15
+ Desert Vista awarded $1K for monthly Fulton Homes Noon Salute Win AFN 26Jan2015
+ Desert Vista Thunder Band on NBC at Super Bowl XLIX! 01Feb2015