Guard Summer Rehearsals
Jun
4
to Jul 11

Guard Summer Rehearsals

Guard will be having summer rehearsal every Tuesday and Thursday. These practices will help you make the transition into the marching season. Anyone who cannot make these practices should inform the Director, as well as either Dakota McConnell or Matt Anders, as soon as possible. We understand that summer travel may have already been planned, and that is ok. However, if you are in town, you are expected to be at the following rehearsals:

Tuesday - 5:30 - 8:30 pm.

Thursday - 2:00 - 5:00 pm.

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Woodwind/Brass Summer Rehearsals
Jun
5
to Jul 10

Woodwind/Brass Summer Rehearsals

Woodwind/Brass will be having summer rehearsal every Wednesday. These practices will help you make the transition into the marching season. Anyone who cannot make these practices should inform the Director, as well as either Dakota McConnell or Matt Anders, as soon as possible. We understand that summer travel may have already been planned, and that is ok. However, if you are in town, you are expected to be at the rehearsals.

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Percussion Summer Rehearsals
Jun
6
to Jul 11

Percussion Summer Rehearsals

Percussion will be having summer rehearsal every Thursday. These practices will help you make the transition into the marching season. Anyone who cannot make these practices should inform the Director, as well as either Dakota McConnell or Matt Anders, as soon as possible. We understand that summer travel may have already been planned, and that is ok. However, if you are in town, you are expected to be at the rehearsals.

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Marching Band Camp
Jul
22
to Jul 27

Marching Band Camp

Band camp will be held at Campo Verde HS this year. This is a mandatory traditional rehearsal that takes place before school starts for the marching band members to begin learning marching technique, music and begin working on the show (musically and visually). If you are not at band camp, you are not guaranteed a spot in the show.

Please email with any conflicts so that it may be resolved! The Marching Band includes all Wind Instrument players, Percussionists, and Colorguard.

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Marching Band Orientation Meeting
May
8
7:00 PM19:00

Marching Band Orientation Meeting

  • Campo Verde Auditorium (Southwest Building) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

All woodwinds, brass, drumline and guard must attend with a parent so that we have an accurate drill design. All students will participate in social meet n greet and get to know the members of their sections! You won’t want to miss it!

All information about the season will be presented, including important dates, costs, expectations, London and more! Please make sure at least one parent is in attendance to get this information. Please contact Mr. Kozacek, if you have any questions.

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CVHS Drumline Chop Shops
Apr
30
to May 7

CVHS Drumline Chop Shops

  • Campo Verde High School Band Room (314) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We are excited to ramp up the Coyote Pride 2019 marching season!

Percussionist interested in being a member of the 2019 Drumline need to attend the workshops scheduled for April 30th, May 2nd, and May 8th from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. Tryouts are scheduled for May 16th 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. Be there!

The workshops will be held in the band room (314) located in Building 3 of Campo Verde HS (southwestern-most building).

Contact Mr. Kozacek at matt.kozacek@gilbertschools.net for more information or questions.

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Colorguard Spin Clinics
Apr
29
to May 6

Colorguard Spin Clinics

  • Campo Verde High School Band Room (314) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We are excited to ramp up the Coyote Pride 2019 marching season!

This week, we are starting spin clinics for colorguard and chop shops for percussionists. If your student is in colorguard (or has a friend interested in colorguard), we want them to come to spin clinics on Monday and Wednesday from 5:30-8:30pm.  Colorguard Auditions are scheduled for Monday, May 13th 5:30 to 8:30 P.M

The spin clinics will be held in the band room (314) located in Building 3 of Campo Verde HS (southwestern-most building).

Contact Mr. Kozacek at matt.kozacek@gilbertschools.net for more information or questions.

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WGI Percussion Phoenix Regional
Mar
9
8:30 AM08:30

WGI Percussion Phoenix Regional

PRELIMINARIES

  •  8:30 am            Load trailer

  • 9:15 am            *Trailer leaves for Desert Ridge HS (10045 E Madero Ave  Mesa AZ)

  • 10:15 am          Arrive at Desert Ridge HS and unload trailer (own transportation)

  • 10:45 am          *Pit Crew volunteers arrive to move from trailer to warmups (then help props)

  • 10:45 am          *Prop Crew volunteers arrive to panel the towers – meet at trailer

  • 11:00 am          Warm-ups / Run-throughs

  • 11:00 am          *Water Crew makes sure battery & front ensemble have water bottles

  • 12:56 pm          Push to Warmup B (Pit Crew to help pit move – leave props by 12:45)

  • 1:16 pm            Push to Ready line

  • 1:21 pm            Ready line

  • 1:31 pm           Performance

  • 1:41 pm            Fold floor / block instruments by trailer

  • 1:50 pm            Eat lunch (bring lunch or buy concessions – bring money!)

  • 2:01 pm            Watch other preliminaries (Flux & Vision 2:01 & 2:11, Breakthrough at 2:24)

  • 1:50 pm            *Pit Prop & Water volunteers can leave and come back for Finals*

FINALS

  • 5:30 pm earliest            Warm-ups / Run-throughs

  • 5:30 pm earliest            *Water crew make sure battery & front ensemble have water bottles

  • 6:35 pm earliest            *Pit & Prop Crew volunteers arrive for Finals (6:35 – 7:15)

  • 6:40 pm earliest            Push to Warm-up A,B or C  (6:40 – 7:20)

  • 7:00 pm earliest            Push to Ready Line  (7:00 – 7:40)

  • 7:05 pm earliest            Ready line    (7:05 – 7:45)

  • 7:15 pm earliest            Performance  (7:15 – 7:55)

  • 7:25 pm earliest            Fold floor / block trailer (7:25 – 8:05)

  • 7:40 pm earliest            Back in to eat and for Awards (Captains only Retreat) at 8:39

  • 7:25 pm earliest            *Prop & Pit Crew volunteers take apart the towers and load the towers (7:25 – 8:05)

  • 9:15 pm                        Pack Trailer

  • 9:45 pm                        *Trailer leaves for CVHS

  • 9:45 pm                        Leave for CVHS

  • 10:30 pm                      Unload trailer at CVHS

  • 11:15 pm                      Dismiss

The time ranges under the finals are due to not knowing the order until after the preliminaries.


ADMISSION:            

 $12 Preliminaries, $15 Finals, $20 Both


NUTRITION:

Pack a snack AND bring money for lunch & dinner at concessions


PERFORMANCE ATTIRE:

   Uniform 
   Blk shirt underneath
   Blk tight shorts underneath
   Black shoes
   Black socks

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Area Jazz Festival
Mar
7
8:30 AM08:30

Area Jazz Festival

This Thursday, Green and Copper Jazz are headed to Mesa HS for our area festival.  Tomorrow the members will be coming home with a permission slip that must be signed and returned on Thursday.  We will be taking a bus.  Students need to pack a lunch for the day.  There should also be concessions available, but I'm not sure what there will be and it might just be snacks.

Here is our schedule for the day:

  • 8:30 am - Excused from class (2nd hour); pack up equipment

  • 9 am - Load bus and depart

  • 9:45 am - Arrive at festival; unload

  • 10:30 am - Green Jazz Warm-up

  • 11:00 am - Green Jazz Performance

  • 11:30 am - Green Jazz Clinic

  • noon - Copper Jazz Warm-up

  • 12:30 pm - Copper Jazz Performance

  • 1:00 pm - Copper Jazz Clinic

  • 1:30 pm - Load bus and depart for CVHS

  • 2:15 pm - Arrive back at school and unload

Parents are welcome to attend and watch our performances!  Please park in the southwest lot near the aquatic center and walk north on Harris to the auditorium. Thank you!

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Sounds of The Season Concert
Dec
11
7:00 PM19:00

Sounds of The Season Concert

Join us for the Coyote Band “Sounds of the Season” concert! It will be filled with Christmas classics, including Michael Collins-Dowden's "Big Noise From the North Pole," Alan Baylock's arrangement of "Go Tell It On The Mountain," and Roger Holmes arrangement of "Christmas Time is Here" composed by Vince Guaraldi, among other popular selections. Don’t miss this magical night!

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AzMBA Championships
Nov
10
9:00 AM09:00

AzMBA Championships

Don't miss the chance to see the Coyote Marching Band's final performance at 8:45 PM on Saturday, November the 10th! Campo Verde High School will be hosting dozens of high school marching bands during the Arizona Marching Band Association (AzMBA) Championships. Come join us for this exciting event from 9 AM to 9 PM!

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