Weekly Schedule – 12/2

Monday, December 2nd

  • 7pm: MPA Meeting
  • 8pm: Dinner Show Committee Meeting for both 9-12 & 7/8
  • 8pm: Drumline Meeting
    • For all students and their parents interested in being a part of Winter Drumline

Tuesday, December 3rd

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal

Wednesday, December 4th

Thursday, December 5th

  • Deadline for student credit for Poinsettia Sales
  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal

Friday, December 6th

  • 9-12 Marching Spartans and 7/8 Color Guard should take instruments, uniforms, and equipment home after school in prep for the Montrose Christmas Parade.

Saturday, December 7th

Holiday Open House – 9-12 Orchestra

MPA parent and realtor, Monika Song, invites you to a Christmas Pot Luck Party to fundraise for the LCHS Instrumental Music Program!
  • Time: 4:30-8pm
  • Address: 10046 La Canada Way, Shadow Hills 91040
  • Dress: holiday attire – ladies can wear something danceable
  • Things to Bring: your favorite dishes to share; two chairs if you have them
  • Program:
    • LCHS Orchestra performance at 6pm
    • holiday art show and paintings sale
    • professional model coaching catwalk class 5:30-6
    • dance show: salsa class, 7-8 folk dance, tango class
    • All night Karaoke and cards!
    • There will also be a telescope observatory with a rotating dome and large 10″ telescope to check out, too!

Montrose Christmas Parade – 9-12 Marching Spartans & 7/8 Color Guard

  • 5:15pm: Call time for 9-12 Marching Spartans and 7/8 Color Guard
  • Students should be dropped off at the corner of Honolulu and La Crescenta Ave. for parade staging.
  • Full uniform – NO SHAKO – festive holiday hats are encouraged.
  • Students should take instruments and uniforms after school on Friday.
  • Instrument cases and/or flag bags should be left in the car – we will not return to the staging area.
  • Dismissal is at the end of the parade which is at the corner of Honolulu and Ocean View.
  • Parade website

Weekly Schedule – 9/9

This week continues 9-12 Jazz Band Auditions. See this post for more details.

Monday, September 9th

  • Gift Card Orders Due
  • 7pm: MPA Meeting
  • 8pm: Winter Drumline Dayton Trip Meeting

Tuesday, September 10th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 5:30pm-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal

Thursday, September 12th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 5:30pm-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal
    • Parent helpers needed to add silver chains to the shakos during rehearsal in the uniform room.

Friday, September 13th

  • 9-12 Band Concert Wear Fittings: 1st & 3rd periods.

Away Football Game

  • 5:15pm: Call time
    • Band shirts & jeans/shorts
  • 5:30pm: Bus Departs
  • 7pm: Game time
  • Approximately 10pm: Return to LCHS/unload

Jazz Band Auditions

Jazz Band Tryouts continue this week. Auditions are held during break, STEP, or lunch (and some after school).

Fill out the form linked here to audition.

We will be holding rehearsals in the fall during STEP (1,3,5) and in the winter we will add a night rehearsal (Wednesdays, 6:30-9:00 pm).

Audition requirements:

  • Scales
  • Prepared Piece (anything you have)
  • Sight Reading
  • Improv on C Jam Blues (optional)

Weekly Schedule – 9/2

The week is 9-12 Jazz Band Auditions. See this post for more details.

Tuesday, September 3rd

  • 5:30pm-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal

Wednesday, September 2nd

L.A. County Fair – 9-12 Marching Spartans

  • Students dismissed from classes at Break
  • 10:30am: Load truck/Bus
    • Gather items needed for parade:
      • Instruments
      • Uniform
      • Please wear lightweight shorts and band shirt under uniform.
      • Shako
      • Gloves
      • Long black socks
      • Marching Shoes
  • 11am: Depart LCHS
  • 12pm: Arrive at the Fair
  • 3:30pm: Meet back at the bus/Change into uniform/Warm-up
  • 4:30pm: Line up for parade
  • 5pm: Parade
  • 6pm: Back at bus/change/load truck
  • 7:30pm: Depart Fair
  • 8:30pm: Return to LCHS

Thursday, September 5th

  • 5:30pm-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal

Friday, September 6th

  • Advanced Orchestra Registration Due

Home Football Game – 7/8 Night!

  • 5pm: 9-12 & 7/8 Band Rehearsal in front of the North Gym
  • 5:30pm: Pizza Dinner served
  • 6:10pm: Front of North Gym
    • instruments
    • full uniform – 9/12
    • band shirts & jeans – 7/8
      • shirts will be distributed following dinner
  • 6:25pm: Tailgate performance
  • 6:45pm: Pre-game (both 7/8 & 9-12)
  • 7pm: Game time
  • approx. 8pm: Half-time performance
  • 7/8 students dismissed after half time
    • 7/8 Parents will need to pick-up their student back at the band room.
  • 9:30pm: Game over/change/go home

Weekly Schedule – 5/20

Monday, May 20th

  • 3:30-5:30pm: Percussion Workshop

Tuesday, May 21st

  • 3:30-5:30pm: Percussion Workshop
  • 7pm: 9-12 Orchestra Awards (Parents welcome!)
  • 8pm: 9-12 Band Awards (Parents welcome!)
  • (7/8 Awards will be presented during the school day)

Wednesday, May 22nd

Thursday, May 23rd

  • Zero Period: Instrument Rental Return

Friday, May 24th

  • Zero Period: Instrument Rental Return
  • Marching Band & Guard: Take uniforms, equipment, and instruments home after school. Return them Tuesday.
  • 7/8 Band: Take instruments home after school. Return them Tuesday.

Sunday, May 26th

Jazz Band in the Park

  • 5pm: Call time at the High School
  • 6pm: Performance, Memorial Park

Monday, May 27th

Fiesta Days Celebration

Service (9-12 Band)

  • 8:15am: Call Time at LCE
    • Enter the playground from the La Canada Blvd. side
    • Leave cases in the car – we won’t be returning to LCE
    • Full Uniform – no shako/gloves
    • Sunscreen!
  • 9am: Memorial Park Service
  • Proceed to parade staging after service ends

Parade (7/8 Band, 9-12 Band, 9-12 Color Guard)

  • 10am: 7/8 Band Call Time at the parking garage at the corner of Foothill and Cornishon
    • Band T-Shirt and Shorts
    • Leave cases in the car, we will not return to staging area
    • Sunscreen!
  • 10:30am: Parade Start

We need four cases of water bottles dropped off at Memorial Park on Monday Morning prior to the service. Please let Sandy know if you’re able to provide.

Tuesday, May 28th

  • Bring uniforms and instruments back to school.

Club LC – May 10th

Club LC tickets are now available online!

We’re only 5 days away from this fun, relaxed, evening of music and dancing, Friday, May 10th from 6:45 to 10:30pm.

Please join us for an evening of tunes performed by our very own Jazz Band and Chamber Singers!

This event usually sells out, so order early!

Volunteers are needed to set up during the event, and to clean up afterwards! Please sign up for a 1/2 hour slot.


Volunteer Sign up

If you have questions, please contact Michelle Lynskey or Jean Stroud.

Weekly Schedule – 4/15

Monday, April 15th

  • 3:30-5:30pm: Musical Pit Rehearsal
  • 7pm: MPA Meeting
    • All Program parents welcome

Tuesday, April 16th

  • 3:30-6pm: Musical Pit Rehearsal

Wednesday, April 17th

  • 6:30-9pm: Jazz Band Rehearsal

Thursday, April 18th

  • 6:30-8pm: Open House

Friday, April 19th

  • Minimum Day, so dismissal is at 1:03pm
  • 1:30-9pm: Musical Pit Rehearsal

Saturday, April 20th

  • 9am-12pm: Musical Pit Rehearsal