Welcome to the City High Band Website!

Thu

15

May

2014

Jazz Ensemble Performance at IBA

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!

Mon

28

Apr

2014

May Concerts

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

 

Concert Band

Call time - 7:15am

Performance - 9:15am

City High return - 10:15am

 

Symphony Band

Call time - 9:00am

Performance - 11:05am

City High return - 12:00pm

 

Wind Ensemble

 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.

 

 

Tue

01

Apr

2014

All Eastside Band Concert

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).

 

 

Wed

05

Mar

2014

SEIBA JAZZ THIS SATURDAY MARCH 8

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.

 

Group/Call Time/Performance

 

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

Wed

19

Feb

2014

Jazz Band Update

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.