Welcome to the City High Band Website!
Today the City High Jazz Ensemble performs at the Iowa Bandmasters Association Conference in Des Moines at the Downtown Marriott Hotel inside the Cities Ballroom. The performance begins at 8pm!
Final Performances for City High Bands are approaching:
Tuesday May 6, 2014: City High/Southeast Jazz Bands 7:30pm
Wednesday May 7, 2014: City High Concert Bands 7:30pm
Saturday, May 10, 2014: Large Group Contest, All City Concert Bands
Prairie (Cedar Rapids) High School
Call time - 7:15am
Performance - 9:15am
City High return - 10:15am
Call time - 9:00am
Performance - 11:05am
City High return - 12:00pm
Call time - 12:15pm
Performance - 1:55pm
City High return - 3:00pm
This event is open to the public, so please come out to hear our performances. All band students must ride to the event on the buses, but may return following performances with parents. A signed, written note must be turned in by Friday, May 9 for all students not returning on the buses.
On Wednesday April 9th, City High School will be hosting the "All Eastside Band Concert" in the new gym. The performance will begin at 7:30pm and feature all band students in grades 5-12.
For City High Students: There will be a MANDATORY rehearsal on Wednesday April 9th that begins at 7:30am. (You should show up around 7:20am).
For All Jazz Band Members:
SEIBA Jazz Festival takes place this Saturday, March 8 at Iowa City West. Please check the schedule carefully for your call time.
ALL STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TRAVELING TO WEST HIGH ON SATURDAY.
Rhythm section equipment and select instruments will be collected on Friday and transported to West High. See Mr. Arp if you have any issues getting your instrument to West High.
All groups will meet in the West High Gymnasium 1 hour before their performance time.
Attire is normal jazz attire: LOOK CLASSY! NO HATS! Nice shoes with matching socks. Ladies, if you're sitting down, wear pants or an ankle length skirt.
Jazz Studio/Call time 12:30/ performance at 1:25pm in the Little Theater
Jazz Workshop/Call Time 1:30/ performance at 2:40pm in the Little Theater
Jazz Lab/Call Time 4:00/ performance at 5:10pm in the Little Theater
Jazz Ensemble/Call Time 3:00pm/ performance at 4:05 in Auditorium
All groups receive a clinic immediately following their performance.
Questions? Ask Mr. Arp
Lots of upcoming performances for the City High Jazz Bands. Detailed rehearsal and performance calendars are posted under each band's name on the jazz band tab of the website. Click here.
Jazz Showcase is fast approaching as well with guest artist Ronald Carter. Two performances one at 5pm and one at 8pm on Saturday, March 1 in the City High Cafeteria.
SEIBA Jazz Festival will be Saturday March 8 at Iowa City West. All Eastside Jazz groups will participate, check schedules for performance and call times.