AG: A Guard
CB: Concert Band
FB: Football Band
JB (1/2): Jazz Band
MB: Marching Band
OG: Open Guard
OR: Orchestra (Strings Only)
PA: Winter Percussion ‘A’ 
PW: Winter Percussion World
SO: Symphony Orchestra
WS: Wind Symphony

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Weekly Notes 2/4

Coming Up This Week…

Monday 2/4 – OG Rehearsal 3-5pm, SY Rehearsal 3-5pm

Tuesday 2/5 - AG Rehearsal 3-5:30pm, OG Rehearsal 6-9pm, WP Rehearsal 6-9pm, JB CW/KIS Jazz Concert 7pm

Wednesday 2/6 - WP Rehearsal 3-6pm

Thursday 2/7 – CO Homestead 10am-10:45pm, AG Rehearsal 3-5:30pm, OG Rehearsal 6-9pm, WP Rehearsal 6-9pm

Friday 2/8 - SY Rehearsal 3-5pm, AG/OG/WP SJVCGPR 4-10pm


Next Week …

Monday 2/11 – No School

Tuesday 2/12 - AG Rehearsal 3-5:30pm, OG Rehearsal 6-9pm, WP Rehearsal 6-9pm

Wednesday 2/13 - WP Rehearsal 3-6pm

Thursday 2/14 - AG Rehearsal 3-5:30pm, OG Rehearsal 6-9pm, WP Rehearsal 6-9pm


Jazz Concert Tuesday

Jazz I and Jazz II will be performing this Tuesday, February 5th along with the Kastner Jazz bands starting at 7pm. Members of Jazz I need to be at the PAC for a soundcheck at 5:10 and may leave after the check is done at 5:40. Members of Jazz II should be ready to play at 5:40 and may leave at 6:05. All members must be back in jazz concert attire by the beginning of the concert at 7pm. Winter Percussion members are excused from the evening’s rehearsal but should communicate that absence to winter staff.


Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Orchestra will rehearse on Monday, February 4th and Friday, February 8th from 3-5pm. We will not rehearse on Monday, February 11th or the Friday the 15th. Make sure you practice, to be prepared for the next week.


Chamber Orchestra

The Chamber Orchestra will be traveling to the Homestead Orchestra Festival at Homestead High School on Thursday, February 7th. We will depart at 10am from Clovis West and return around 10:45pm. Performance time is 3:25pm. (Ensemble members see Charms calendar for itinerary and details). String Orchestra will not be attending this trip.


Color Guard and Winter Percussion Competition at Buchanan

Both Color Guards and Winter Percussion will be performing in the SJVCGPR event this  

Friday, February 8th at Buchanan High School. The cost is $10 for Adults and $8 for Students. The cost of admission will get you in both gyms to see all three ensembles perform. Make sure you get there early to park and get a good seat, because doors close during performances.

JV Guard 6:57pm

Winter Percussion 7:17pm

Varsity Guard 8:03pm


Great American Cookie Dough Fundraiser

Get ready for some baking, because the Great American Cookie Dough Fundraiser begins Friday, February 15th. More details to come.


Kenny Gilman Professional Photos for Purchase

Here is the link to view and purchase group photos taken in the concert hall by professional photographer Kenny Gilman during the Sounds of the Season concert.  The "best" pricing will be available thru February 10th.  Also, below is the 2018 Marching Band link in case anyone still needs to order.


CW Jazz & Concert Bands


CW Marching Band 2018


Solo and Ensemble Festival

Solo and Ensemble Festival will be at Buchanan High School on Saturday, March 2nd. More information will come soon during class to students who will be required to perform an ensemble this year. If you would like to register for a solo or ensemble performance at the festival, please speak to Mr. Chesi by Tuesday, February 12th. Participation fee is $20 per performance.


Dinner at Chipotle

Join us Monday, March 18th at the Riverpark Chipotle for dinner between 5-9pm. Show your flyer to make sure that 33% of the proceeds go to our program. Enjoy dinner with your band friends.


Majoring in Music, College Information Night

On Wednesday, Feb 20th, at 6:30pm we will host a session devoted to information that parents and students should know about majoring in music and pursuing a career in music. If you are considering a major in music, this night is for you. Dr. Matt Darling, Chair of the Music Department at Fresno State, will be here to provide information and answer questions from a higher education perspective. We will be discussing picking schools, careers, scholarships, auditions and answering any other questions you may have. We will meet in the band room at 6:30pm for a presentation with a Q&A session immediately after. Please come with questions, and we look forward to seeing you Wednesday the 20th. If you are currently planning on majoring in music or studying past high school, and you have questions about the process, please see one of the directors NOW for assistance and/or advice prior to this info session.