This Friday we have our final music performances of this academic year – featuring all the music kids – in Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band and Orchestra. It will be a fantastic evening of music! Please mark your calendars for:
May 17th – 7:30 pm – CPAC – Spring Concert
We hope that you will also join us for a post-concert reception. If you could bring a dessert to share, that would be most welcome! (Desserts can be dropped off in the Multi-use room starting at 6:15 pm).
The Spring edition of the Boosters Newsletter, Take Note is here!
Music Boosters play an integral role in enriching our children’s music education. Being a Board member is a fun way to get and stay involved in your child’s school and to connect with other parents. All the jobs below are well established and none of them requires a big time commitment.
Please contact Chitra Suri at email@example.com; 925-310-4252 or Reem at firstname.lastname@example.org; 925-283-1214 if you are interested or need more information.
VICE PRESIDENT – The Vice President's job is a transitional one – he or she assists the president – attends our board meeting (we have only one a year), helps man the table at Cougar Day, eighth grade parent meeting, and any other school event that may come up. Est. time commitment: 4-5 hours in late summer, maybe an hour a month the rest of the year. The VP moves on to the President’s position the next year.
SECRETARY – Take the minutes at the annual meeting of the Board in Aug.
CONCERT ATTIRE – Liaison with Selix Formal Wear in Aug. to organize tuxedo orders.
POPS POTLUCK – Organize our kick-off event in early October. Send out invitations, and organize the event, with help from a team of volunteers. Time commitment: 3-4 hours of planning and shopping; working from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on that day.
HOSPITALITY – 2 parents needed (preferably a Band parent and an Orchestra parent). Organize the post-concert receptions for five Campolindo music performances (the instrumental music concert in November, jazz in December, band and orchestra nights in February and the spring concert). The job includes recruiting helpers, setting up the cafeteria, and acting as hosts after the concerts.
PUBLICITY – Email flyers advertising the 5 concerts to Campo. Parents Bulletin/school loop/other schools/music groups/newspapers; drop off flyers at certain locations.
NEWSLETTER LAYOUT – Help with putting together the newsletter 3x/year.
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The symphonic band will be attending the University of Pacific Concert Band Festival this Saturday, 4/13. Click here for detailed schedule and instructions. Mr. Johnson would like to have 3-4 parent chaperones. Any parents who can chaperone, please email Mr. Johnson at email@example.com.
The Walnut Creek Concert Band and the Solano Winds are teaming up for a great program at the Lesher Arts Center in Walnut Creek. This can be used for performance review. Mr. Benstein and Mr. Doherty will be conducting!
Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 7:30 pm
Lesher Arts Center, Walnut Creek
See flyer for details.
The following Campo music students will be performing at the Diablo Wind Symphoy concert at the Lesher Center in Walnut Creek:
Date: Tuesday, March 5, 7:30 pm
Lesher Arts Center, Walnut Creek
Our own Mr. Johnson is in the Contra Costa Times today – looking cool and clearly on his way to take our music program to new heights!
Here is the online link.
The Music Boosters Winter Newsletter is now available, with important information about past and upcoming events:
Winter Orchestra — Thursday, February 21, 2013, 7:30 pm — with guest artists, violinist Marilya Borozina an violist Pamela Freund-Striplen
Chamber Concert — Monday, February 25,2013, 7:30 pm — selected student chamber groups will play but all students are required to attend
Winter Band Concert — Thursday, February 28,2013, 7:30 pm — with guest artist, clarinetist Diane Maltester
Jazz Dinner Dance — Saturday, March 2, 6:30 – 10 pm at Temple Isaiah, Lafayette
Contra Costa County Honor Jazz Band Concert — Sunday, March 3, 3:00 pm in CPAC