Calendar

6-Week Outlook
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
12 Aug 2018 13 Aug 2018 14 Aug 2018

Cougar Tailgate Kickoff
15 Aug 2018

Freshman Orientation
16 Aug 2018

First Day Of School - All Students

MB Practice
17 Aug 2018 18 Aug 2018

MB Practice
19 Aug 2018 20 Aug 2018 21 Aug 2018

MB Practice
22 Aug 2018 23 Aug 2018

MB Practice
24 Aug 2018 25 Aug 2018

WSO/ASO Prep Workshop

MB Practice
26 Aug 2018 27 Aug 2018 28 Aug 2018

Jazz Ensemble

MB Practice

Back-To-School Night Q&A
29 Aug 2018

MB Practice

Evergreen Chamber Orchestra
30 Aug 2018

Jazz Ensemble

Elementary Instrument Rental Night
31 Aug 2018 1 Sep 2018

MB Practice
2 Sep 2018 3 Sep 2018

Labor Day
4 Sep 2018

Leadership Workshop with Dr. Tim
5 Sep 2018

Orchestra Chair Placement Auditions
6 Sep 2018

Jazz Ensemble

MB Practice
7 Sep 2018

Football Game
8 Sep 2018

Marching Band Uniform Inspection Day

MB Practice
9 Sep 2018 10 Sep 2018

Rosh Hashanah
11 Sep 2018

Jazz Ensemble

MB Practice
12 Sep 2018

Western States Honor Orchestra Festival Audition MP3s Due
13 Sep 2018

Jazz Ensemble

MB Practice
14 Sep 2018 15 Sep 2018

MB Practice
16 Sep 2018 17 Sep 2018

JeffCo District Band Competition
18 Sep 2018

Jazz Ensemble

MB Practice

Booster Meeting
19 Sep 2018

Yom Kippur
20 Sep 2018

Jazz Ensemble

MB Practice
21 Sep 2018

Homecoming Football Game
22 Sep 2018

MB Practice

Homecoming Dance

Colorado Wind Ensemble


August 2018
. . Jazz Band Class/Rehearsals
Who: Jazz Band
Where: EHS Music Room
When: 2:45-4:15 pm

The Jazz Ensemble meets after school from 2:45pm to 4:15pm on Tuesday and Thursday during Marching Band season (August through the end of October). From November through the end of May, we will rehearse every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. There may also be an extra rehearsal prior to our fall concert in October. Any exceptions to the normal Tue/Thu or Mon/Tue/Thu schedule will be announced in class.
-Mr C

. Marching Band Practice Schedule
Who: All Marching Band Students

  • Practice, Competition, & Football Schedule for the fall semester
  • JeffCo competition was moved from Wednesday (9/19) to Monday (9/17). PDF Updated

    Consult the Marching Band Rehearsal Schedule for dates/times for practices.
  • 11 Sat
    Instrumental Music Lock-In
    Who: All instrument music students
    When: 8:00 pm Saturday through 6:00 am Sunday
    Where: EHS
    14 Tue Cougar Tailgate Kickoff
    Who: All EHS families, school staff, & student organizations & our EHS “Cougar Pride” Marching Band
    Where: EHS Front Parking Lot
    When: 6:00-8:00 pm

    Please join us for a community tailgate at EHS on Tuesday, August 14, from 6:00-8:00 pm. The event will take place in the front parking lot area. This family event brings our EHS families, school staff, and student organizations together to kick off a wonderful 2018-2019 school year. Many of our sports and activities will have refreshments or spirit items available for purchase. Come eat, visit with new and old friends, and show your Cougar pride! Our very own EHS “Cougar Pride” Marching Band has been asked to perform at our Cougar Kickoff Event. This will be our first performance of the year!

    I need all of our students here at 5:00pm for warmups and a short rehearsal. We will perform around 6:10pm. After our performance we will pack up our instruments and dismiss our students to enjoy the rest of the tailgate which ends at 8:00pm.

    - Mr C
    15 Wed FRESHMAN ORIENTATION
    Who: All Freshman Students
    When: 8:00 am
    16 Thu FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL - ALL STUDENTS
    25 Sat Western States / All State Orchestra Prep Workshop

    Who: All Orchestra Students preparing for All-State
    Where: UNC Frasier Hall, 1710 9th Ave, Greeley, CO       Map
    When: 2:00 to 5:00 pm

    Are you preparing to audition for the Western States Honor Orchestra Festival or Colorado All State Orchestra? Join the UNC String Faculty for an afternoon of classes that will help prepare you for your auditions. Topics will include fingerings, practicing, scales, excerpts, solo repertoire, and recording your audition.

    Register at: https://uncoschoolofmusic.wufoo.com/forms/m1lf12ys00he0i8/
    28 Tue Back-To-School Night with Boosters
    Who: All High School Music Program Parents
    Where: EHS Music Room
    When: 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th period classroom visits

    A booster representative will be in the music room to answer any questions parents might have about supporting the music program.

    This is an opportunity to meet other Instrumental Music parents and be informed about our goals for the year.
    29 Wed Evergreen Chamber Orchestra - Classics Night at Cactus Jacks

    Where: Cactus Jack's Saloon & Grill, 4651 Highway 73, Evergreen, CO       Map
    When: 6:00 pm
    30 Thu Elementary Band & Orchestra Rental Night
    Where: Marshdale Elementary School, 26663 N Turkey Creek Rd, Evergreen, CO
    When: 4:30 - 7:00 pm

    Please see the Rental Night Poster for more information.

    September 2018
    3 Mon LABOR DAY HOLIDAY - NO SCHOOL
    4 Tue Leadership Workshop with Dr. Tim
    Who: All Band Students (even if not currently in a leadership position)
    Where: Smoky Hill High School, 16100 E Smoky Hill Rd, Aurora, CO       Map
    When: 4:30 - 7:00 pm

    Check-in: 3:45 - 4:30 pm
    Cost: $30 Due to Mr. C. before August 26th.
    Note: We need about 4 parents to carpool our student leaders to and from Smoky Hill High School. We'll leave EHS at 2:45pm.

    Parents, Thank you in advance for your help and support.
    5 Wed Orchestra Chair Placement Auditions
    Who: All EHS Orchestra Students
    Where: EHS Band Room
    When: Classtime

  • 5 minute auditions

    Your first Fall Orchestra grade is to audition, so everyone must audition.

    The primary audition music is the Western States scales & audition music: Alternatively, students may audition with the All-Country Orchestra scales & audition music (shortened versions of WSO): Thanks,
    Mr C
  • 7 Fri HOME FOOTBALL GAME:   Mead vs. Evergreen
    Who: Marching Band
    Where: Evergreen High School

      5:30 pm CALL TIME
      6:55 pm PERFORM Star Spangled Banner
      7:00 pm Kick-Off
      Halftime PERFORM
    8 Sat Marching Band Uniform Inspection Day
    Who: All Marching Band
    Where: EHS Commons
    When: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
    10 Mon ROSH HASHANAH
    12 Wed Western States Honor Orchestra Festival - Audition MP3s Due

    Consult the Honor Bands & Orchestra Flyer for detailed information & audition requirements
    17 Mon JeffCo District Band Competition
    Who: Marching Band
    Where: JeffCo Stadium, 6th Ave & Kipling, Lakewood, CO       Map
    18 Tue Booster Meeting
    Who: All Parents (high school, middle school, & elementary)
    Where: EHS Cafeteria or EHS Library
    When: 7:00 pm
    19 Wed YOM KIPPUR
    21 Fri HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME:   Eagle Valley vs. Evergreen
    Who: Marching Band & EMS Band Students
    Where: Evergreen High School

      4:45 pm CALL TIME - with EMS Band Students
      6:55 pm PERFORM Star Spangled Banner
      7:00 pm Kick-Off
      Halftime PERFORM
    22 Sat HOMECOMING DANCE
    22 Sat Colorado Wind Ensemble - High Five

    Where: King Center, Auraria Campus, Denver, CO       Map
    When: 7:30pm
    23 Sun Denver Concert Band - Masters of the Band Universe

    Where: Lone Tree Arts Ctr, 10075 Commons St, Lone Tree, CO       Map
    When: 2:00 pm
    29 Sat Friendship Cup - Prairie View Competition
    Who: Marching Band
    Where: Prairie View High School, 12909 E 120th Ave, Henderson CO       Map

    October 2018
    5 Fri CSU High School Honor Band - Audition CDs/MP3s Due

    Consult the Honor Bands & Orchestra Flyer for detailed information & audition requirements
    5 Fri HOME FOOTBALL GAME:   George Washington vs. Evergreen
    Who: Marching Band
    Where: Evergreen High School

      5:30 pm CALL TIME
      6:55 pm PERFORM Star Spangled Banner
      7:00 pm Kick-Off
      Halftime PERFORM
    6 & 7 Sat & Sun Evergreen Chamber Orchestra - Season Opener Concert

    Where: St James Presbyterian Church, 3601 W Belleview Ave, Littleton, CO       Map
    When: Saturday, October 6, 2018, 3:00pm

    Where: Evergreen Lutheran Church, 5980 Highway 73, Evergreen, CO       Map
    When: Sunday, October 7, 2018, 3:00pm
    6 Sat Legend Marching Festival
    Who: Marching Band
    Where: Echo Park Automotive Stadium, 11901 Newlin Gulch Blvd, Parker, CO       Map

    Legend Marching Festival Website
    10 Wed TEST DAY - PSAT, ACT ASPIRE, PRACTICE ACT
    11 Thu Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences
    When: 3:00 - 8:00 pm

    If you would like to have a conference with me concerning your student, please send me your email address and name to the address below and I will contact you ASAP: wcruse@jeffco.k12.co.us

    Thank you for letting me have the opportunity to work with your students.

    Mr. Cruse
    12 Fri STAFF DEVELOPMENT DAY - NO SCHOOL
    12 & 13 Fri & Sat Colorado Wind Ensemble - Song of Democracy

    Where: Central Presbyterian, 1600 N Sherman St, Denver, CO       Map
    When: Friday, Oct 12, 7:30pm

    Where: Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S Datura St, Littleton, CO       Map
    When: Saturday, Oct 13, 7:30pm
    14 Sun Jefferson Symphony Orchestra - Season Opening Concert

    Where: Wheatridge United Methodist Church, 7530 W 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO       Map
    When: 4:00pm
    15 Mon Metro 3A Regional Marching Band Competition
    Who: Marching Band
    Where: Echo Park Automotive Stadium, 11901 Newlin Gulch Blvd, Parker, CO       Map
    16 Tue Booster Meeting
    Who: All Parents (high school, middle school, & elementary)
    Where: EHS Cafeteria or EHS Library
    When: 7:00 pm
    18 Thu Fall Instrumental Music Concert
    Who: Orchestra & Jazz Ensembles
    Where: EHS Auditorium
    When: 7:00pm (Call time: 4:15pm for Orchestra, 5:15pm for Jazz)

  • 4:15 - String Orchestra Arrives
  • 4:30 to 5:20 - String Orchestra Ensemble Pictures
  • 5:15 - Jazz Ensemble arrives
  • 5:30 to 6:20 - Jazz Ensemble Pictures
  • 5:30 - String Orchestra warm-ups in Choir Room
  • 7:00 - Concert begins
  • 19 Fri HOME FOOTBALL GAME:   Green Mountain vs. Evergreen
    Who: Marching Band
    Where: Evergreen High School

    Senior Recognition Night!!!

      5:30 pm CALL TIME
      6:10 pm Seniors and parents need to be at 50-yard line
      6:15 pm Senior tributes are read by announcer
      6:55 pm PERFORM Star Spangled Banner
      7:00 pm Kick-Off
      Halftime PERFORM
    26 Fri Parker Symphony Orchestra - Salute

    Where: PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave, Parker, CO       Map
    When: 7:30pm
    29 Mon State 1A/2A/3A Semifinals/Finals
    Who: Marching Band
    Where: CSU Pueblo Thunderbowl Stadium, Pueblo, CO          Map

    Pueblo Weather
    29 Mon MSU Denver All-State Prep Workshop

    Who: All Band & Orchestra Students preparing for All-State
    Where: King Center, Auraria Campus, Denver, CO       Map
    When: 6:00 to 10:00 pm

    For information, contact Patricia Surman, psurman@msudenver.edu

    November 2018
    1 - 3 Thu - Sat Western States Honor Orchestra Festival - Rehearsals

    Consult the Honor Bands & Orchestra Flyer for detailed information & audition requirements
    2 Fri HOME FOOTBALL GAME:   John F. Kennedy vs. Evergreen
    Where: Evergreen High School
    When: 7:00 pm Kick-Off

      4:30 pm CALL TIME
      5:55 pm PERFORM Star Spangled Banner
      6:00 pm Kick-Off
      Halftime PERFORM
    3 Sat Western States Honor Orchestra Festival - Concert
    Where: Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Ave, Greeley, CO       Map
    When: 4:00 pm
    5 Mon Colorado All State Jazz - Audition MP3s Due

    Consult the Honor Bands & Orchestra Flyer for detailed information & audition requirements
    12
    Mon Colorado All State Orchestra - Audition MP3s Due

    Consult the Honor Bands & Orchestra Flyer for detailed information & audition requirements
    13 Tue Jefferson All County Honor Orchestra - Auditions
    Where: Lakewood High School, 9700 W 8th Ave, Lakewood, CO       Map
    When: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

    Please be early! It's first come, first serve on audition times. All section leaders are required to audition. Mr. Cruse would like to have a lot of our orchestra students involved. Please practice and try out.

    Consult the Honor Bands & Orchestra Flyer for detailed information & audition requirements

  • Be EARLY - Being one of the first 4 or so to audition will make your audition stand out in the judges mind.
  • You should be in dress clothes
  • You should bring your "Confidence"
  • You should have all Audition Music (including scales) worked to perfection
  • 14 Wed Jefferson All County Honor Band & Honor Jazz - Auditions
    Where: Bear Creek High School, 9800 W Dartmouth Pl, Lakewood, CO       Map
    When: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

    Please be early! It's first come, first serve on audition times. All section leaders are required to audition. Mr. Cruse would like to have a lot of our band students involved. Please practice and try out.

    Consult the Honor Bands & Orchestra Flyer for detailed information & audition requirements

  • You should have all Audition Music (including scales) worked to perfection
  • 15 Thu Booster Meeting
    Who: All Parents (high school, middle school, & elementary)
    Where: EHS Cafeteria or EHS Library
    When: 7:00 pm
    18 Sun Denver Concert Band - Heroes & Holidays

    Where: Lone Tree Arts Ctr, 10075 Commons St, Lone Tree, CO       Map
    When: 2:00 pm
    19 - 23 Mon - Fri THANKSGIVING BREAK - NO SCHOOL
    Nov 30 - Dec 2 Fri - Sun Parker Symphony Orchestra - A Classic Parker Holiday

    Where: PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave, Parker, CO       Map
    When: Friday & Saturday, November 30 & December 1, 2018 at 7:30pm
              Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 2:00pm

    December 2018
    1 Sat EHS Performing Arts – Madrigal Faire
    Who: Drama, Choir, Orchestra, & Band
    Where: EHS Auditorium
    When: All Day (Call Time: 10:00am)
    1 Sat Parker Symphony Orchestra - Sounds of the Season

    Where: PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave, Parker, CO       Map
    When: 4:00pm
    2 Sun Jefferson Symphony Orchestra - Holiday Concert

    Where: Wheatridge United Methodist Church, 7530 W 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO       Map
    When: 3:00pm and 7:00pm
    4 Tue Elementary Beginning Band & Orchestra Concert
    Who: Parmalee, Bergen, Wilmot Elementary Beginning Band & Orchestra Ensembles
    Where: Evergreen Middle School       Map
    When: 7:00 pm (Call Time: 6:30 pm)
    6 Thu Elementary Advanced Orchestra Concert
    Who: All Elementary Advanced Orchestra Ensembles
    Where: Conifer High School       Map
    When: 6:30 pm (Call Time: 6:00 pm)

    Rehearsal: Wednesday, December 5, 4:30-6:00 pm, Marshdale Elementary Gym
    8 Sat CSU High School Honor Band - Concert
    Where: Griffin Concert Hall, Pitkin St & Remington Ave, Ft Collins, CO       Map
    When: 2:00 pm
    11 Tue Elementary Advanced Band Concert
    Who: All Elementary Advanced Band Ensembles
    Where: Conifer High School       Map
    When: 6:30 pm (Call Time: 6:00 pm)

    Rehearsal: Monday, December 10, 4:30-6:00 pm, Marshdale Elementary Gym
    18 Tue Booster Meeting
    Who: All Parents (high school, middle school, & elementary)
    Where: EHS Cafeteria or EHS Library
    When: 7:00 pm





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