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...Read more
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)....Read more
There is a home football game this Friday (Homecoming !) and two marching festivals coming up next week. Here are details on what's happening:
Football Game vs. Sandra Day O'Connor, Friday Oct. 17th
Call time on Friday is 4:30pm in the NCHS Band Room.
The Rattlers Music Parents will be providing snacks as usual during the "Tailgate Break" prior to the...Read more
The Fall Orchestra Festival is this coming Saturday, October 18th at Highland High School in Gilbert. Below is some key information for the event: Uniform: The Orchestra will be wearing their concert attire (tuxedo shirts and black dresses). Gentlemen and all cellists should wear a white undershirt and black dress pants, black dress socks and black dress shoes. Ladies should wear black shoes (flats or heels smaller than 1 inch) and black stockings if necessary. Itinerary: 9:00 a.m. -...Read more
A SCHEDULE CHANGE - there will be a Marching Band rehearsal on Friday, October 10th from 5:00 to 8:30 pm in place of going to the away football game at Horizon....Read more
Don't forget the Chamber Recital concert on Tuesday October 7th, at 7:00 pm in the Black Box Theatre at NCHS. The Black Box Theatre can be accessed throughout the door to the far left at the rear of the NCSH Auditorium. Immediately following the concert, there will be a fundraiser for the NCHS Music Program at Yogurtini, 475 E Bell Rd (7th Street & Bell Rd) from 7-10pm. Please join us to enjoy the cooler weather, meet other NCHS music families and celebrate the concert.
There will be a meeting for all instrumental muic parents & students regarding the San Francisco Tour spring trip on Monday, October 6th from 6:00 - 6:45 pm in the Black Box Theatre. This is immediately following the Chamber Recital Dress Rehearsal from 4:30 - 6:00 pm. So if you are picking up your student, please come into the Black Box Theatre for this short, important meeting. The Black Box Theatre can be accessed through the door to the...Read more
This Saturday, October 19th, the North Canyon Marching Rattlers will be participating in the PVUSD Centennial Celebration Parade, along with the marching bands from the other four PVUSD high schools. The Parade will occur near Shadow Mountain High School (29th Street and Shea Boulevard). Below are the key times for Saturday's Parade: 2:30 pm - Call time at NCHS Change into uniforms Load the truck & bus 3:00 pm - Depart NCHS 3:20 pm - Arrive at Christy Cove Park, near Shadow Mountain HS & unload truck 3:30 pm - warm-up...Read more
We hope that you enjoyed the chamber ensemble concert last night. With the holidays rapidly upon us, we wanted to pass along some information on upcoming concerts, rehearsals and other activities. Concert Band Festival - December 7th Mr. Suehiro asked that we pass along the attached schedule with details on the Fall Concert Band Festival being held on Saturday, December 7th at Gilbert High School. If you are interested in attending, click here for a map. Winter Concert - December 12th The Winter Concert for Orchestra and...Read more
The next NCHS Music Booster General Meeting will be Tuesday April 1st, 2014 at 7:00 pm in the North Canyon HS Music Room (Rm 302 in the Fine Arts Bldg) This meeting will include annual elections for the Executive Board for 2014 - 2015. We encourage all NCHS Instrumental Music parents, guardians, and students to attend this important meeting. Come hear about: Spring 2015 trip The current budget End of the school year activities Music Director's report Plans for the music program next year We also highly encourage...Read more