President Jennifer & Mel Gilmour Vice President(s) Denise Nomura Concert Attire Tina Donovan Welcome Back BBQ Cynthia Granicher & Laura Money Smyrl POPS Potluck Amy Kikugawa & Laura Money Smyrl Homecoming Snack Shack Claudia Miyar & Michelle Clancy Hospitality (Band) Cheryl Evans & Jari Hazard Hospitality (Orchestra) Reena Malhotra & Kim Sutherland Jazz Dinner Dance Shelly Muray, Stacy Giglio & Christine Swihart Senior Gifts Erika Pringsheim-Moore Publicity Kathy Torres Webmaster & Email Paul Derksen, Nanci Thomas Newsletter Layout Tina Riepe Photography Vadim Mikulinsky Treasurer Bill Doherty Advisor Maestro Johnny Johnson, Director
FORMAL CONCERT ATTIRE REQUIREMENTS
Boys’ Concert Attire
Boys in Concert Band are required to wear a black, long-sleeved, button down shirt; black dress pants; black dress shoes; black dress socks (crew-length or longer); and a tie of any color. A black coat is optional. These items may be purchased at the store(s) of your choice.
Boys in Orchestra, Symphonic Band, and both Jazz Bands will need to wear a tuxedo (jacket, slacks, shirt, cummerbund, bow tie, studs & cuff links), black dress shoes, and black dress socks (crew-length or longer).
Click here to view requirements for all boys. If you need to purchase a tuxedo, please print a copy of the document and take it with you to The Men’s Wearhouse (map). The deadline to order tuxes at The Men’s Wearhouse is September 14, 2018.
Girls’ Concert Attire
Girls in all instrumental music groups will need to wear black concert dresses and solid black, low-heeled shoes. Girls who already have the required dress do not need to order a new one. Cello players have the option to order a tunic w/long black pants, if desired. Attire may be purchased through Music Boosters. Dresses are $85, Pants/Tunic are $97. For more info, click here. Checks may be made payable to “Campolindo Music Boosters.” Freshman girls, contact Tina Donovan if you know you’ll be ordering a dress or pants/tunic. Stop by the Campo Instrumental Music table during Cougar Day to be measured, or make arrangements with Jennifer to get measured.
Dress & Tux Donations
We welcome any donations of concert dresses and tuxes that are still in good condition. If you would like to arrange for pick-up of donated items, or if you have questions about Concert Attire, please contact Tina Donovan.
Music Boosters play an integral role in enriching the music education of our students, and in building a music-supportive community within and beyond the walls of Campolindo. Although the Board positions are filled for the current year, we often need volunteers for specific events, such as helping the hospitality hosts manage the post-concert receptions, the Pops Potluck in October, finishing touches for the fantastic jazz dinner dance in February, and so on. We are also hoping this year to make it easier for students and families to coordinate attending together (if they so wish) some of the concerts students attend for the purposes of completing performance reviews. Volunteering as you are able with specific events, and becoming a Board member in the future, are great ways to get more familiar with Campolindo, its student musicians, and their parents and families. If you have questions or are interested in getting involved, please contact Jennifer Gillmour, President.
For more information, please click the About Us tab.
Four Campolindo students were among the finalists chosen to perform at Carnegie Hall in February through the High School Honors Performance Series. Read the article in the Lamorinda Weekly.
Music Director, Johnny Johnson
This first-level wind band draws experienced music students, primarily freshmen who studied at Joaquin Moraga Intermediate, Stanley Middle or other middle schools, but also older students who will benefit from the experience.
The advanced symphonic band includes winds, brass and percussion instrumentalists, primarily sophomores, juniors and seniors, although incoming freshmen may audition in the spring. This band plays high school and college level repertoire.
Campolindo’s string orchestra includes freshmen through seniors and performs high school and college level repertoire. Some repertoire, such as Beethoven’s symphonies, are performed with brass, wind and percussion musicians drawn from the symphonic band.
Entrance to Jazz Band is by audition only. In addition to concerts and competitions, the jazz band also performs at the annual Jazz Dinner Dance. For this year’s Jazz Dinner Dance information, click the Concert Dates tab.
This advanced placement course is open to any sophomore, junior or senior interested in music. It includes basic music theory and composing.
CONCERTS, MUSICALS, TOURS
Campolindo’s musicians perform at Campolindo’s Performing Arts Center (CPAC) for all concerts and in the orchestra pit for the spring musical.
AUDITIONING for incoming freshmen students
Depending on the individual skill level, an 8th grade band student may want to join the Symphonic and Jazz Band right away. In that case, contact Mr. Johnson for an audition. Auditions are held in the spring and by appointment only.
THE CAMPOLINDO MUSIC BOOSTERS is the parent organization responsible for supporting Campo’s Instrumental Music program. Membership dues and donations are used to help enrich the instrumental music program. For more information, click the About Us tab.