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 3/25

Symphony Orchestra 

The Symphony Orchestra will rehearse winds only on both Monday the 25th and Friday the 29th. We return to everyone at rehearsal on Monday, April 1st.


Hanford Jazz Festival 

Both Jazz I and II will perform at the Hanford Jazz Festival on Thursday, March 28th at Hanford High School. Jazz II performs at 1:50pm and Jazz I performs at 3:40pm. Both Bands will depart from Clovis West at 9:45am and return at 6:00pm by bus. Students need to bring money for lunch and ice cream.


Easter See’s Candy Fundraiser

We are currently on our last See’s Candy Fundraiser for the year. Orders are due this Thursday, March 28th.  The candy will be delivered before Spring Break on Monday, April 8th


California Music Education Association Orchestra Festival

The String Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra will be performing in the CMEA Orchestra Festival on Friday, March 29th at Sunnyside High School. Students will miss morning classes and need to bring a lunch. String Orchestra performs at 9:54am and Chamber Orchestra at 11:15am.


SJVCGPR Championships

Both Color Guards and Winter Percussion will perform in the SJVCGPR Championships the weekend of March 29nd and 30th at Clovis North High School. Percussion performs on Friday, March 22nd at 8:13pm. JV Guard performs on Saturday, March 30th at 2:02pm and the Varsity Guard performs at 3:57pm. Make sure you get there early to find a parking spot and get a good seat. Championship performances can be very crowded. You might also like to go early and see Kastner Winter Percussion perform at 5:17pm on Friday and Kastner Color Guard perform at 11:06am on Saturday. Good luck to all our winter ensembles! 


*Please consider signing up to volunteer for Friday’s performance. We need help with merchandise sales, ticket sales, and door monitoring. This is a great chance to support the kids and the program. Sign up using the following link:


California Music Education Association Band Festival

On Tuesday, April 2nd, all three bands will be performing at the CMEA Band Festival at Washington Union High School. The Concert Band performs at 11:15am, Symphonic Winds performs at 1:15pm, and Wind Symphony performs at 2:45pm. All three bands will depart CW at 9:30am and need to bring a sack lunch. They will return to CW around 4:30pm


CUSD Band Festival

On Thursday, April 4th, all three bands will be performing at the CUSD Band Festival at Clovis North High School. The Concert Band performs at 12:30pm, Symphonic Winds performs at 2:30pm and Wind Symphony performs at 5:40pm. Concert Band and Symphonic Winds will depart school at 10:30am, by bus, and they need to bring a lunch. They will be dismissed from the concert hall at 3:30pm (no transportation provided). Wind Symphony reports to Clovis North at 4:45pm and will be dismissed at 8:20pm (no transportation provided). 


Cookie Dough Pick-Up

The pick-up date for cookie dough is Friday, April 5th. Please make plans to pick up your dough, because it cannot be stored. Times will be announced next week but plan to pick up before 4pm.


Charms Calendar

As always, make sure that you check the Charms calendar for up to date information and itineraries for all our upcoming events.