(805) 520-6830 ext. 7090 (Mr. Dabach) michael.dabach@simivalleyusd.org

Courses

Beginning Band

For the student who wishes to start a band instrument (flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, french horn, trombone, baritone, tuba, electric/string bass, & percussion) No experience is necessary. Classes meet daily.

Jazz Band

This ensemble is for students who are in Concert Band and would like more op- portunity to play and to learn Jazz music. This class meets zero period from 7:15 – 8:05 AM Monday – Thursday

Click on the song titles below to hear recordings:

Mercy Mercy Mercy by Joe Zanwinul

Woodchoppers Ball by Woddy Herman Big band

Birdland by Weather Report

Minnie the Moocher by Cab Calloway

Lil’ Darlin’ by Count Basie

 

Concert Band

Intended for students with at least one year playing experience. Classes meet daily.

Click on song titles below to listen to recordings:

Falcon Fanfare by Brian Balmages

Appalachian Hoedown by Scott Watson

Baby, it’s Cold Outside arr. Paul Murtha

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas arr. Victor Lopez

Sleigh Ride by. Leroy Anderson

Hanukkah Holiday by David Marshall

The Pink Panther by Henry Mancini arr. Edmondson

 

 

String Ensemble

Intended for students with at least one year of playing experience. The class offers violin, viola, cello & string bass. Classes meet daily.

Click on song titles below to hear recordings:

Pachelbel’s Canon in D

Jurassic Park by John Williams arr.John Higgins

Feed the Birds arr. Robert Longfield

Jupiter from “The Planets” by Gustav Holst arr. Deborah Baker Monday

Sahara Crossing by Richard Meyer

 

Mixed Chorus

The choir is open to anyone who loves to sing: beginning or advanced. Classes meet daily.

Click on song titles below to hear recordings:

Say Something by A Great Big World featuring Christina Aguilera

The Moon Song by Karen O
Nothing More by The Alternate Routes

Alleluia Canon by Donald Moore

Alleluia Canon part 1

Alleluia Canon part 2

Cold and Fugue Season by Ellen Foncannon