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Every year, we, the Rattlers Music Parent Association, likes to kick off the music season with a letter from us, to you, outlining who we are and what we do and what we need. This year has gotten off to an unprecedented start ... and ... no one really knows all that is still in store for us! Not only are there uncertainties due to Covid, but there are changes happening on the...

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What's New?

Hello to everyone who supports the Rattlers Music Parent Association and all the amazing student musicians of the Music Program!

It's been an unprecedented Spring Semester with the life-altering and world changing event of COVID-19. We miss you all and hope we'll be back together in the fall.

We are especially sad for the seniors who've worked so hard, and who are currently missing out on their last days of HS. We...

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Upcoming North Canyon Instrumental Music Events

We would love to see you at our upcoming events: Sheet-Music-music-theoryFall ABODA Concert Band Festival : on Saturday, December 8, the Concert Band will participate at this event to be held at the Mesa Community College Performing Arts Center. Winter Concert : Tuesday December 11 at 7:00 at North Canyon HS. The concert band and orchestra will perform holiday favorites and other music for your enjoyment. The RMPA will host a Wreath Raffle and Poinsettia Pre-sale. Keep your eyes open for the flyer...
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Senior Night

IMG_0091 fullsizeoutput_a0d4 IMG_0086   Senior Night at the North Canyon -v-Notre Dame Prep on October 12. We Congratulate our Graduating Seniors: Caleb, Kristi and Kylie!...
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Welcome as we “tune up” for the 2018-2019 NCHS Music Season

The North Canyon High School Instrumental Music Program is filled with dynamic students who display dedication to their music as well as their community of musicians. The Rattlers Music Parent Association is honored support this terrific group. We get front row seats to witness the friendship, commitment and perseverance of the students as well as the leadership and inspiration imparted by their director. Together, they have accomplished amazing things! And yet, the success of the music season cannot be fully realized without the support and presence of you,...
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Spring General Meeting – 4/28 @ 7pm

IMPORTANT REMINDER: Spring General Meeting of the Rattlers Music Parents Organization - Tuesday, April 28th @ 7pm in the NCHS Music Room The Spring General Meeting will cover several upcoming activities and include the election of the Executive Board for 2015-16. Agenda will include information on:
  • State Concert Band Festival (4/29)
  • Aloha Concert in May
  • Car Wash Fundraiser (5/9)
  • Instrumental Music Banquet
  • Pre-Season Marching Band Camp
  • Executive Board Elections
It is IMPORTANT that ALL parents/guardians attend this meeting to ensure you are up to date on the latest instrumental music activities! We look...
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Upcoming North Canyon Music Events

There are two upcoming events we wanted to pass along.
Fall Concert Band Festival
The North Canyon Concert Band will be traveling to McClintock High School, 1830 E Del Rio Dr, Tempe, AZ 85282 (click here for a map) on Saturday, December 6th to participate in the Fall Concert Band Festival.  Call time at NCHS is 7:00am.  The Concert Band will be performing at 11:00am, followed by a clinic and watching other schools perform.  Anticipated arrival time back at NCHS is...
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Rattlers Music Weekly Update – October 27, 2104

Congratulations to the Marching Ratters for their two "Excellent" ratings this past week, and for qualifying for the State Marching Festival!  The band's performances resulted in their being seeded 11th out of the 23 bands who qualified in Division 3.  Great job !
It's going to be another busy week. Below is the latest schedule of activities.
Tuesday, October 28th:  Marching Rehearsal from...
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Rattlers Music Weekly Update – October 19, 2014

This will be a very busy week for the Marching Band, and there are several changes to the original schedule. PLEASE read through this e-mail carefully.  Attached is an updated calendar from Mr. Suehiro as well. Monday, October 20th: The regular Monday after-school rehearsal will be extended until 5:00pm Tuesday, October 21st - Sierra Linda Marching Festival The next marching festival is this Tuesday, Oct 21st at Sierra Linda High School in south Phoenix (3434 S 67th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85043; click here for a map & directions)....
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