7/8 to Disneyland

Just nine days to go! On February 25th, all 7/8 Band and Orchestra students will be traveling to Disneyland, which means NOW is the time to turn in your field trip form and $100 which covers Disneyland entrance, transportation, and the recording session.

7/8 students will rehearse and record various tracks of Disney movie scenes and be conducted by a Disney recording session conductor! All checks should be made payable to “LCHS MPA.”

Please contact Mr. Myers with any questions.

7/8 Rehearsals

Tomorrow, Thursday, January 30th, we will have a Combined Rehearsal with 7/8 Band and 7/8 Orchestra during zero “0” period to prepare for the Dinner Show on Saturday, February 1st.

Please have your student arrive on time and be ready to rehearse at 7:30am.

Any questions? Please contact Mr. Myers.

Weekly Schedule – 1/27

Monday, January 27th

  • 6:30-9pm: Musical Pit Rehearsal
  • 7pm: Dinner Show Committee Meeting – Lynskey Home

Tuesday, January 28th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 3:30-5pm: Beginning Drumline
  • 5:30-8:30pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 5-6pm: Winter Concert Percussion Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: Winter Marching Percussion Rehearsal
  • 8pm: Winter Guard Parent Meeting

Wednesday, January 29th

  • 6:30-9pm: Jazz Band Rehearsal

Thursday, January 30th

  • Deadline to Register for Practice Test Fundraiser
  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 3:30-5pm: Beginning Drumline
  • 5:30-8:30pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: Winter Marching Percussion Rehearsal

Friday, January 31st

  • Last day to purchase 7/8 Dinner Show tickets at reduced rate.

Saturday, February 1st

  • SAT/ACT Practice Test Fundraiser, if you registered.

7/8 Dinner Show

  • 6pm: Call time at La Canada Presbyterian Church
    • Concert Wear
    • Bring instrument & music
  • 6-7pm: Eat dinner
  • 7pm: Performers meet Mr. Myers in Chapel for warm ups
  • 7:30pm: All guests move to Chapel for concert
  • 7:45pm: Concert Begins
  • 8:30-9:30: Desert in the main hall

1st Annual 7/8 Dinner Show

1st Annual Celebrate Music 7/8 Dinner Show

Saturday, February 1st

La Canada Presbyterian Church

This year we will have a 7/8 Dinner Show featuring our 7/8 Band and 7/8 Orchestra.

The evening will be held at La Canada Presbyterian Church and will begin at 6pm.

A delicious pasta dinner will be catered by Stella’s, a silent auction which will finish at the 9-12 event on February 22nd, performances by our 7/8 students and dessert! It’ll be a fun evening with beautiful music!

Please invite your family, friends, neighbors… Anyone you know.

Tickets are now available! Click here to purchase and see more information.

Helpers are needed throughout the 7/8 Dinner Show. Please click to sign up. 9-12 parents and students are encouraged to help!

Please note that ALL performing 7/8 students must purchase a dinner ticket for their meal at a cost of $15.

1st Annual 7/8 Dinner Show – February 1st

1st Annual 7/8 Dinner Show

Saturday, February 1st

Tickets Available Soon!

Each year, the Music Parents host a Dinner Show as a fundraiser for the Instrumental Music Program. This year, we will have two Dinner Shows… The first one featuring the 7/8 groups on Saturday, February 1st, and second featuring the 9-12 groups on Saturday, February 22nd.  The Dinner Show is our biggest fundraiser of the year. Without it, our program would not continue at the level it is today.
The 7/8 Dinner Show will be held at La Canada Presbyterian Church (Foothill Blvd.) and will begin at 6pm.

A delicious pasta dinner will be catered by Stella’s, a silent auction, performances by our 7/8 students, and dessert! It’ll be a fun evening with beautiful music!

Please invite your family, friends, neighbors – anyone you know.

Tickets will be available soon… %55 adults, $30 students, $15 for performing students.

Volunteers Needed

7/8 Band & Orchestra Winter Concert w/ ALF

We need a couple of 7/8 parents to help serve the pizza dinner for all 7/8 students and all ALF students. We will set up at 4:30pm in the Cafeteria and we’ll be finished by 6:30pm so everyone will be able to attend the concert! If you are willing, please contact Nadia Ali.

9-12 Band & Orchestra Winter Spectacular

We will be having a reception after the Winter Spectacular for all students and audience members.

All 9-12 Band and Orchestra families, please click on the link to sign-up!

Weekly Schedule 12/9

Monday, December 9th

  • Gift Card Orders Due

Tuesday, December 10th

  • 11am-2pm: Poinsettia Deliveries
  • 3-6pm: Poinsettia Pickup
  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 5:30-8:30pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • NO Front Ensemble Rehearsal (9-12 Winter Marching Drumline)
  • 7:30-9pm: Shortened Battery Rehearsal (9-12 Winter Marching Drumline)

School Board Meeting Performance

  • Meet at District Office at 6:45pm
  • Bring instrument
  • Wear black Band sweatshirt
  • Finished at approx. 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 11th

  • No Jazz Band Rehearsal

7/8 Band and Orchestra Winter Concert (with ALF)

  • Call time: 4:45pm – Band Room
    • Concert attire
  • 5pm: Band eats in Cafeteria / Orchestra rehearses on stage
  • 6pm: Orchestra eats in Cafeteria / Band rehearses on stage
  • 6:45pm: Doors open
  • 7:00pm: Concert Begins

Thursday, December 12th

  • No Rehearsals

9-12 Band and Orchestra Winter Spectacular

  • 6pm: Call time for Band – on stage ready for rehearsal
    • Concert Wear
  • 6:30pm: Call time for Orchestra
    • Concert Wear
  • 7pm: Concert begins

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

7/8 Dinner Show – February 1st

Just Announced…

7/8 Dinner Show

Saturday, February 1st

La Canada Presbyterian Church

Due to the growth in our music program and the overwhelming popularity of our annual fundraiser Dinner Show, we have decided this year to have a separate Dinner Show just for 7/8 Band and Orchestra families.

This will be a memorable evening dedicated to the music of 7/8 students with many other surprises! We look forward to seeing you there.

Additionally, we are looking for 7/8 music parents to help us organize the event. This is a great and fun way to get involved in the Instrumental Music program. If you are interested, please contact Adam Kline.