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Welcome to the American High School Music Department, home of the
American Eagles Marching Band, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Jazz
Ensemble, Beginning Choir, Choir 2, Guitar I, and Guitar II. Other
performing groups include Chamber Ensembles, Pep Band, Winter
Percussion (est. 2003), Winter Guard (est. 2004), and Winter Drum Major
(2009). Read on for the latest information.
here to view the 2014-15 Music Schedule (Google Doc) (Please note that the Google calendar, above, will always be the most up-to-date source for calendar information.)
Marching Band Rehearsal Schedule
Winter Rehearsal Schedule, with dates, times, locations
Musical Rehearsal Schedule
Congratulations to the Disneyland Band for their Superior performance at the Disneyland Music in the Parks Festival!
Congratulations to the Band for their 1st place performance at the Fremont July 4 Parade!
Newark Results: 1st Place Baton, 2nd Place Drum Major, 3rd Place Band, 3rd Place Flag Team
Feste Del Mar Results: 1st Place Drum Major in Parade competition, 2nd place Percussion in parade, and 3rd place band in parade.
In Field Show competition, 1st Place Field Conductor, 1st Place band, 3rd place Color Guard.
Congratulations to the Band & Auxiliary for their 2nd place performances at the Vintage Reserve Band Review parade. The band also placed 3rd in field competition.
Congratulations to the Symphonic Band for their 2nd place performances at the Fairfield Tournament of Champions. The percussion placed 5th in Parade competition, the band placed 3rd in field competition, and the field conductor placed 4th in field competition.
Congratulations to the Winter Guard for their 1st place finish at the San Mateo Winter Competition. Congratulations to the Winter Percussion for their 2nd place finish at the San Mateo Winter Competition.
Congratulations to the Winter Guard for their 2nd place finish at the Livermore & Granada Winter Competitions. Congratulations to the Winter Percussion for their 4th place finish at the Livermore Winter Competition.
Mar. 13-18 Instrumental Musical Auditions - Click here to fill out the form, if you plan on auditioning
3/14/2015 Sat. Day Winter Guard/Percussion Competition Audition Livermore
Mar. 16-20 M-F Daily Tri-M Fundraising - Penny Drive All AHS 3/21/2015 Sat. Day CMEA Solo/Ensemble Festival @ SJSU
3/21/2015 Sat. Day Winter Guard/Percussion Competition Audition Pleasanton
3/26/2015 Th. 5-7:30pm Ribbon cutting ceremony Performance Jazz - Fremont
3/27/2015 F. 7:30 PM Pops Italian Dinner Concert All Rotunda 3/28/2015 Sat. Day CMEA Solo/Ensemble Festival @ SJSU
3/28/2015 Sat. Day Winter Drum Major Competition Audition Sacramento
- Permission slip (coming soon)
4/11/2015 Sat. Day Oakland A's Game Performance All Oakland
4/14/2015 T 7:30 PM BPO Mtg. All Fac. Co.
4/25/2015 Sat Day CMEA Band Festival Band Fremont
4/29/2015 Wed. 7:00 PM AAA Concert All Gym
we put letters and words together, we have language. When we put
numbers and symbols together, we have mathematics. When we work to
create still images, we produce the work in the fine arts,
architecture, and design. When we work with the moving image, we
produce dance and film. When we work with abstract sound, we create
- Hope, S. (2000). "Why Study Music?" in Vision 2020.
MENC: Reston, VA.
Recruiting Form - click here if you want to join the music program
- Marching Band/Color Guard
Stay in Band Throughout High School
- Modern Music Masters
Click to join ahs_bpo
Bach Valve Trombone in a
brown case - this item
missing November 12, 2011. If you have any information, please let us
We accept donations of band instruments and acoustic guitars,
depending on condition.
American High School
Web Site - new link
Watch your field show drill animation - online at www.pyware.com
here for the installation instructions
Newsletter (PDF format)
How to turn in money
We Care Coffee
here for the online store to place your We Care Coffee order online.***
Onecause (formerly SchoolPop) to support the music program.
If you apply for a Onecause credit card, be sure to activate it to
credit the American HS Music program. Thanks!!
Looking for the Amazon.com link? It's at the top of the page! Support
the music program by shopping through the link above.
1) Go to http://smile.amazon.com/
2) If this is your first time to this site, it will prompt you to search for charitable organizations;
3) Search for "American High School Band Parents" and select it as your default charitable organization.
4) Change your bookmark for amazon to smile.amazon.com
SHARES (Lucky, FoodMaxx, etc.)
Get a SHARES card and support the music program when you buy groceries!
Cards are available in Room 708.
eScrip (Safeway, etc.)
Click here for escrip - follow
the steps to register and support the AHS Music Program!
Forms and Applications
Excuse Request Form
Block Requirements & Application
Band Block Requirements & Application
Block Requirements & Application
Choir Block Requirements & Application
Band Camp Medical Release/Waiver Form
Driver Insurance Form
@ school Form W26-0946
Colleges & Universities
The University of California,
California State University
East Bay - Hayward
San Jose State University
• NSW Google Calendar - rehearsals and performances listed here
CMEA Bay Section
Northern CA Band Association
(NCBA) - visit this site to read the rules for parade and field
CA Band Directors Association
& Brasswind (use code 2110 when shopping, to help our music program
The Band Shoppe
Peacock's Marching World