Calendar

6-Week Outlook
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
20 Aug 2017 21 Aug 2017 22 Aug 2017

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Orchestra Kickoff & Booster Meeting
23 Aug 2017 24 Aug 2017

MB Practice
25 Aug 2017 26 Aug 2017

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27 Aug 2017 28 Aug 2017 29 Aug 2017

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Back-To-School Night Q&A
30 Aug 2017

MB Practice
31 Aug 2017

Elementary Instrument Rental Night
1 Sep 2017 2 Sep 2017

MB Practice
3 Sep 2017 4 Sep 2017

Labor Day
5 Sep 2017

Jazz Ensemble

MB Practice

Leadership Workshop with Dr. Tim
6 Sep 2017

Orchestra Chair Placement Auditions
7 Sep 2017

Jazz Ensemble

MB Practice
8 Sep 2017

Football Game
9 Sep 2017

Marching Band Uniform Inspection Day

MB Practice
10 Sep 2017 11 Sep 2017 12 Sep 2017

Jazz Ensemble

MB Practice
13 Sep 2017

Western States Honor Orchestra Festival Audition MP3s Due
14 Sep 2017

Football Game

Jazz Ensemble
15 Sep 2017 16 Sep 2017

MB Practice

Colorado Wind Ensemble
17 Sep 2017

Cougar Stride
18 Sep 2017

MB Practice
19 Sep 2017

JeffCo District Band Competition
20 Sep 2017 21 Sep 2017

Rosh Hashanah

Jazz Ensemble

MB Practice

Booster Meeting
22 Sep 2017 23 Sep 2017

MB Practice
24 Sep 2017 25 Sep 2017 26 Sep 2017

Jazz Ensemble

MB Practice
27 Sep 2017 28 Sep 2017

Football Game

Jazz Ensemble
29 Sep 2017 30 Sep 2017

Yom Kippur

Prairie View Friendship Cup


August 2017
. . Marching Band Practice Schedule
Who: All Marching Band Students

  • Practice, Competition, & Football Schedule for the fall semester

    Consult the Marching Band Rehearsal Schedule for dates/times for practices.
  • 22

    Tue Orchestra Kickoff & Booster Meeting
    Who: All Orchestra Parents (and Band Parents are welcome too)
    Where: EHS Cafeteria Library
    When: 6:30 pm

    Orchestra-specific topics (Linda Billera - Orchestra Parent Lead)
    An overview of the parent support of the Music Program
    Upcoming Orchestra & Band Music Dates
    Instrumental Music program needs & expectations
    Volunteer & Fundraising events/opportunities
    Student/Parent Question & Answer Forum

    This is an opportunity to meet other Instrumental Music parents and be informed about our goals for the year.
    29 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.
    31 Thu Elementary Band & Orchestra Rental Night
    Where: Marshdale Elementary School, 26663 N Turkey Creek Rd, Evergreen, CO
    When: 5:00 - 7:00 pm

    Please see the Rental Night Poster for more information.

    September 2017
    . . 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
    4 Mon LABOR DAY HOLIDAY - NO SCHOOL
    5 Tue Leadership Workshop with Dr. Tim
    Who: Band Student Leadership
    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.
    6 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
  • 8 Fri HOME FOOTBALL GAME: Lewis-Palmer 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
    9 Sat Marching Band Uniform Inspection Day
    Who: All Marching Band
    Where: EHS Commons
    When: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
    13 Wed Western States Honor Orchestra Festival - Audition MP3s Due

    Consult the Honor Bands & Orchestra Flyer for detailed information & audition requirements
    14 Thu HOME FOOTBALL GAME: Harrison 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
    16 Sat Colorado Wind Ensemble - An Evening of Chamber Music

    When: Saturday, Sep 16 7:30pm
    Where: King Center, Auraria Campus, Denver, CO Map
    17 Sun Cougar Stride Fundraising Event
    Where: Aldefer 3 Sisters Park to Evergreen High School
    When: 8:00am

    http://www.runningguru.com/EventInformation.asp?eID=15452
    19 Tue JeffCo District Band Competition
    Who: Marching Band
    Where: JeffCo Stadium, 6th Ave & Kipling, Lakewood, CO Map
    21 Thu ROSH HASHANAH
    21 Thu Booster Meeting
    Who: All Parents (high school, middle school, & elementary)
    Where: EHS Cafeteria
    When: 7:00 pm
    28 Thu HOME FOOTBALL GAME: Falcon vs. Evergreen
    Where: Evergreen High School
    When: 7:00 pm Kick-Off

    5:30 pm CALL TIME
    6:55 pm PERFORM Star Spangled Banner
    7:00 pm Kick-Off
    Halftime PERFORM
    30 Sat YOM KIPPUR
    30 Sat Friendship Cup - Prairie View Competition
    Who: Marching Band
    Where: Prairie View High School, 12909 E 120th Ave, Henderson CO Map

    October 2017
    1 & 3 Sun & Tue Evergreen Chamber Orchestra - Season Opener Concert

    Where: Evergreen Lutheran Church, 5980 Highway 73, Evergreen, CO Map
    When: Sunday, October 1, 2017, 3:00pm

    Where: Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E Hampden Ave, Cherry Hills Village, CO Map
    When: Tuesday, October 3rd, 7:00pm
    1 Sun Denver Concert Band - Western Winds

    Where: Lone Tree Arts Ctr, 10075 Commons St, Lone Tree, CO Map
    When: 2:00 pm
    3 Tue Fall Vocal Music Concert
    Where: EHS Auditorium
    When: 7:00 pm

  • Monday, Oct 2nd - Dress Rehearsal
  • 6 Fri CSU High School Honor Band - Audition CDs/MP3s Due

    Consult the Honor Bands & Orchestra Flyer for detailed information & audition requirements
    6 Fri HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME: Skyview 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
    7 Sat Legend Marching Festival
    Who: Marching Band
    Where: Echo Park Automotive Stadium, 11901 Newlin Gulch Blvd, Parker, CO Map

    Legend Marching Festival Website
    7 Sat HOMECOMING DANCE
    10 Tue Fall Instrumental Music Concert
    Who: Orchestra & Jazz Ensembles
    Where: EHS Auditorium
    When: 7:00pm (Call time: 5:00pm for Orchestra, 5:30pm for Jazz)

  • 5:00 - String Orchestra Arrives
  • 5:15 - String Orchestra Ensemble Pictures
  • 5:30 to 5:50 - String Orchestra Candid Pictures - Jazz Ensemble arrives
  • 6:00 - Jazz Ensemble Pictures - String Orchestra warm-ups in Choir Room
  • 6:30 to 6:50 - Jazz Ensemble Candid Pictures
  • 7:00 - Concert begins
  • 11 Wed TEST DAY - PSAT, ACT ASPIRE, PRACTICE ACT
    12 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
    13 Fri STAFF DEVELOPMENT DAY - NO SCHOOL
    16 Mon Metro 3A Regional Marching Band Competition
    Who: Marching Band
    Where: Echo Park Automotive Stadium, 11901 Newlin Gulch Blvd, Parker, CO Map
    20 Fri HOME FOOTBALL GAME: Conifer vs. Evergreen
    Who: Marching Band
    Where: Evergreen High School

    Senior Recognition Night!!!

    5:30 pm CALL TIME
    6:25 pm Seniors and parents need to be at 50-yard line
    6:35 pm Senior tributes are read by announcer
    6:55 pm PERFORM Star Spangled Banner
    7:00 pm Kick-Off
    Halftime PERFORM
    21 Sat Colorado Wind Ensemble - Winning Scores

    When: Saturday Oct 21 7:30pm
    Where: King Center, Auraria Campus, Denver, CO Map
    22 Sun Jefferson Symphony Orchestra - Season Opening Concert

    When: Sunday October 22, 2017 at 3:00pm
    Where: Green Center, Colo School of Mines, Golden, CO Map
    25 Wed Evergreen Middle School Orchestra/Jazz Concert
    Who: All EMS Orchestras
    Where: EMS Gym
    When: 7:00 pm
    26 - 28 Thu - Sat Fall Play - Frankenstein
    Where: EHS Auditorium
    When: 7:00 pm
    26 Thu Evergreen Middle School Band Concert
    Who: EMS 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Bands
    Where: EMS Gym
    When: 7:00 pm
    27 Fri Parker Symphony Orchestra - Sounds of the Deep

    When: Friday October 27, 2017, 7:30pm
    Where: PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave, Parker, CO Map
    30 Mon State 1A/2A/3A Semifinals/Finals
    Who: Marching Band
    Where: Echo Park Automotive Stadium, 11901 Newlin Gulch Blvd, Parker, CO Map
    30 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 8:30 pm

    For information, contact Emily Ondracek-Peterson, eondrace@msudenver.edu or Michael Hengst, mhengst@msudenver.edu

    November 2017
    2 - 4 Thu - Sat Western States Honor Orchestra Festival - Rehearsals

    Consult the Honor Bands & Orchestra Flyer for detailed information & audition requirements
    4 Sat Western States Honor Orchestra Festival - Concert
    Where: Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Ave, Greeley, CO Map
    When: 4:00 pm
    6 Mon Colorado All State Jazz - Audition MP3s Due

    Consult the Honor Bands & Orchestra Flyer for detailed information & audition requirements
    8 Wed Mountain Area Choral Festival
    Who: EHS & Evergreen Elementary Choirs
    Where: EHS Auditorium
    When: 7:00 pm
    12 & 14 Sun & Tue Evergreen Chamber Orchestra - Fall Concerts

    Where: Church of the Hills, 28628 Buffalo Park Rd, Evergreen, CO       Map
    When: Sunday, November 12, 2017, 3:00pm

    Where: Genesis Presbyterian Church, 5707 S Simms St, Littleton, CO       Map
    When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 7:00pm
    13
    Mon Colorado All State Orchestra - Audition MP3s Due

    Consult the Honor Bands & Orchestra Flyer for detailed information & audition requirements
    14 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
  • 15 Wed Jefferson All County Honor Band & Honor Jazz - 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 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
  • 16 Thu Booster Meeting
    Who: All Parents (high school, middle school, & elementary)
    Where: EHS Cafeteria
    When: 7:00 pm
    19 Sun Denver Concert Band - Harvests & Holidays

    Where: Lone Tree Arts Ctr, 10075 Commons St, Lone Tree, CO Map
    When: 2:00 pm
    20 - 24 Mon - Fri THANKSGIVING BREAK - NO SCHOOL

    December 2017
    1 Fri Colorado Wind Ensemble - Winter Sojourns

    When: Friday Dec 1 7:30pm
    Where: Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S Datura St, Littleton, CO       Map
    1 - 3 Fri - Sun Parker Symphony Orchestra - A Classic Parker Holiday

    When: Friday & Saturday December 1 & 2, 2017 7:30pm
    Sunday December 3, 2017 2:00pm
    Where: PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave, Parker, CO Map
    2 Sat EHS Performing Arts--Madrigal Faire
    Who: Drama, Choir, Orchestra, & Band
    Where: EHS Auditorium
    When: All Day (Call Time: 10:00am)
    3 Sun Jefferson Symphony Orchestra - Holiday Concert

    When: Sunday December 3, 2017 at 3:00pm
    Where: Green Center, Colo School of Mines, Golden, CO Map
    7 - 9 Thu - Sat CSU High School Honor Band - Rehearsals
    Where: Griffin Concert Hall, Pitkin St & Remington Ave, Ft Collins, CO Map

    Consult the Honor Bands & Orchestra Flyer for detailed information & audition requirements
    9 Sat CSU High School Honor Band - Concert
    Where: Griffin Concert Hall, Pitkin St & Remington Ave, Ft Collins, CO Map
    When: 2:00 pm
    14 Thu Barnes & Noble Book Fair Fundraiser

    What: Fundraiser Event
    Where: Barnes & Noble Denver West, 14347 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood, CO Map
    When: 3:30-8:00pm

    Proceeds will go to benefit all of the EHS Instrumental Music Ensembles.





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